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Dr M: National Recovery Council a 'more politicised' version of body mooted by Pejuang

Geraldine Tong

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Former prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government’s National Recovery Council is a more politicised version of the similarly-named independent council he proposed previously, as the current council is headed by Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin.

As such, Mahathir believes it will not be effective at handling the Covid-19 crisis.

“This copies from Pejuang’s suggestion to form a National Recovery Council independent of the government.

“If we have the...

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