Tag: Finance Minister
Former PM says it is strange that the finance ministry does not want to approve takeover plans for the National Feedlot Corporation project and instead prefers to take civil action against the company.
Asad Umar has been a subject of negative media campaigns from unnamed government sources.
Foreign investors intend to pump in RM80.5 billion across all sectors.
It says it is 'appalled' over former de facto law minister Nazri Aziz's statement during Semenyih campaign.
The finance minister says the 'extraordinary' payout for 2018 proves that the economy is healthy.
He will be responsible for managing and implementing MRT2 within the stipulated time frame and cost, says Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says the Cabinet will make an official announcement on the status of the mega-rail project next week.
Officers below Grade 54 will get RM500 and pensioners will get RM250, the Public Service Department said.
Mexico will push for a larger primary budget surplus next year to shore up investor confidence after the main stock index fell to its lowest level since 2014.
He says this has allowed Putrajaya to pay RM8 billion in salaries, pensions of civil servants and bonuses.
The rupiah has been under renewed pressure this week after global oil prices rose.
The rancorous talks resulted in a budget deficit target of 2.4% of output for 2019 rather than the 1.6% Tria had reportedly been seeking.
Not all claims are payable yet due to their status as 'supply funds', says Johari Abdul Ghani.
The finance minister says the former leader has yet to answer his queries on the balance of funds when the new government took over.
Lim Guan Eng says he is willing to be the most unpopular finance minister in Malaysian history in order to see through the tough fiscal measures.
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng says car prices had dropped since the implementation of the SST and the same should also apply for the housing sector.
The EU demands that Italy cut spending this year and next to reduce its debt pile, making a so-called structural effort in 2019 equal to 0.6% of its GDP.
The deputy minister says charges brought by the previous AG against many individuals, not just Lim Guan Eng, have also been withdrawn.
Lim Guan Eng says there had been an oversight when the finance ministry lumped together regular and luxury seafood.
This follows police report on the matter.
He says as such, the former finance minister has the authority to decide on the transfer of funds to the trust account.
MPs, including those from Barisan Nasional, approve fresh motion to reopen investigations.
The former Public Accounts Committee chair wants to defend himself against the allegations if referred to parliamentary select committee.
The finance minister also wants all related information on the probe to be made public.