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After extra goodies announced, Budget 2021 passes first vote

Malaysiakini Team

Published
Modified 26 Nov 2020, 11:40 am

Budget 2021 has passed the policy stage in the Dewan Rakyat with a voice vote.

An attempt by Mahfuz Omar (Pakatan Harapan-Pokok Sena) to initiate a bloc vote failed to materialise due to the lack of the required support of 15 MPs. Only 13 MPs stood up in support.

The budget would now move to the committee stage, where there would be more debates and votes...

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