‘Economy and finance are our main focus’

PETALING JAYA: The economy, the country’s finances, the ringgit – and the Goods and Services Tax (GST). These will be the priorities of the new Federal Government under seventh Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

“The GST will be replaced with the Sales and Service Tax (SST). We don’t need the GST,” said Dr Mahathir told a press conference yesterday morning shortly after declaring that Pakatan Harapan had the majority in the Dewan Rakyat.

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