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In latest take on budget vote, Anwar claims victory due to concessions

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Modified 29 Nov 2020, 5:38 am

PKR president Anwar Ibrahim insists that the much-criticised move to allow Budget 2021 to pass at the policy stage was a victory for the people and the opposition in that Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz made major concessions that would benefit the people.

"A week earlier (before the vote on Thursday), I issued a statement. If our concessions were not met, we would opt to reject Budget 2021 in total. What happened was that the finance minister made major concessions," he told news portal The Vibes in an exclusive interview...

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