Umno MP questioned on new RM100m project one month after GLC appointment

Modified 28 May 2020, 2:44 am

Former primary industries minister Teresa Kok has raised questions about the RM100 million rubber technology centre (RTC) project in Jerantut, Pahang announced at “warp speed” by the new Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB) chairperson Ahmad Nazlan Idris, who is also the Jerantut MP from Umno.

“Nazlan was only appointed as MRB chairperson about a month ago but appeared to have worked at warp speed to obtain the necessary approvals to spent RM100 million of public funds for a mega project in his parliamentary constituency.

“The speed at which the project was announced raises many questions. There are many layers of proposals and studies that must be done even at the MRB level before a project of this size can be approved by... 

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