Country's economic recovery momentum requires more funding, says Finance Minister


KUALA LUMPUR: An additional RM45bil in Covid-19 funding was crucial in maintaining the nation's economic recovery momentum, said Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz.

"If this Bill is not passed, the rakyat will not get the aid and benefits to rise up again after facing the challenges due to the Covid-19 pandemic since earlier this year," he said when tabling the Temporary Measures for Government Financing (Coronavirus Disease 2019 (Covid-19)) (Amendment) Bill 2021 for its second reading in Dewan Rakyat on Monday (Oct 11).

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