Why previous administrations had no political will to reduce whopping subsidy burden, asks Anwar

Published on 26 Nov 2023 12:29:16 AM

In his opening speech at the PKR annual congress on Saturday (Nov 25) night, party president and Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said one of the unity government’s priorities going into the new year is to implement the targeted subsidy mechanism to remove subsidies for high-income groups.

He also questioned why the inherited problem of subsidies was never addressed by the previous administrations that had increased the country’s growing debts.

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