Perak govt says RM80k allocated under state disaster fund distributed in the form of cash, food boxes


IPOH: The Perak government has clarified that the RM80,000 allocated under the state disaster fund through the 59 state constituencies service centres were in the form of cash and food boxes.

The Mentri Besar’s office said RM40,000 was made in two payments during the movement control order (MCO) between March and May.

The remaining RM40,000 were distributed in the form of food boxes twice through the district offices, it said in a statement Tuesday (Dec 1).

On Nov 28, Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Faizal Azumu said the state government had allocated RM80,000 via four payments.

The clarification was issued today after Perak Opposition whip Dr Abdul Aziz Bari said that the Pakatan Harapan service centres had only received RM40,000 in two payments.

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