‘KWAN to fund vaccination’


Meeting the press: Tengku Zafrul speaking during a media conference at his ministry. — Bernama

PUTRAJAYA: The country’s deficit and borrowings will increase if the National Trust Fund (KWAN) is not used to finance the government’s vaccination programme, says Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.

The Finance Minister said the deficit target may increase to 6.2% of the gross domestic product (GDP) if the government does not utilise the RM5bil from KWAN.

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