‘Momentum picking up, worse could be over’


Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz (second left) opening the Social Security Organisation (Socso) counter at Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) Penang branch during his working visit at Komtar in George Town, Penang. With him is Penang chief minister Chow Kon Yeow (left) and Socso chief executive Datuk Seri Dr Mohammed Azman Aziz (right).

GEORGE TOWN: The country is on target to achieve economic growth of between 5.5% to 6.5% this year as the economic momentum is picking up.

Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said the worse could be over for the Malaysian economy affected by the Covid-19 pandemic which recorded a 3.1% growth last year and foreign direct investment (FDI) of RM50bil.

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