Budget 2023: Anwar to review details to ensure best level of delivery


KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says he will review the details of the Madani Budget to help ensure the best level of delivery.

Anwar, who is also the Finance Minister, said it was also to ensure that the problems facing the people are dealt with efficiently and fairly.

"This move is important to ensure that the benefits reach the people and the groups targeted by the government," he said in a post on Facebook today (March 13).

According to the post, Anwar said this during a luncheon with Pakatan Harapan MPs where he spoke about the importance of MPs playing their roles effectively.

Budget 2023, tabled by Anwar on Feb 24, involves an allocation of RM388.1bil with RM289.1bil for operating expenditure, and RM99bil for development expenditure including RM2bil in contingency reserve.

On March 9, the Supply Bill 2023, the first Budget under Anwar's leadership, was passed at the policy stage in the Dewan Rakyat. - Bernama

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