Stimulus package must go through Parliament first before funds are disbursed

Stimulus package must go through Parliament first before funds are disbursed

9/4/2020 9:39:00 AM

Stimulus package must go through Parliament first before funds are disbursed

A group of panellists say the right way is to debate on the economic stimulus package, get it passed and then spend the money.

-The economic stimulus package announced by the government to aid the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic should go through Parliament first before the funds are disbursed. Read more: malaysiakini.com »

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