PM to use existing vehicle at office, turns down new luxury car

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pic) has decided to use whatever vehicle is available at the office for daily use and rejected a purchasing a new luxury car.

The Prime Minister through a post on Facebook said the decision was made as he did not want any new expenses to be incurred.

"I would like to inform you that yesterday, I refused to use a Mercedes S600 vehicle that was purchased and obtained by the Prime Minister's Department before I came into office," he said.

Anwar, 75, who was sworn in as the 10th Prime Minister before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at the Istana Negara here on Thursday (Nov 24), previously announced that he would reduce unnecessary expenses in his administration. - Bernama

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