PM: BR1M is the right move


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  • Monday, 26 Feb 2018

Full of gratitude: BR1M recipient Harun Abu, 56, hugging Najib after receiving the aid during the event at the Sultan Ahmad Shah Convention Hall in Pekan. — Bernama

PEKAN: 1Malaysia People’s Aid (BR1M) was a proposal by Bank Negara Malaysia to enable targeted subsidy to be carried out for the benefit of the people, the Prime Minister said.

Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak shared the background of how BR1M came to be in order to counter Opposition allegations, including the claim that it is a way of buying votes.

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