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#Alert #PressConference PM Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad @chedetofficial says he has been briefed on govt roles and other issues, including how to abolish GST.
The people have to understand that the Anti-Fake News Law has to be abolished. Studies are being done to look into other laws that stifle the media. - @chedetofficial
I will form the cabinet with an initial 10 ministers. 15 more ministries will be set up. - @chedetofficial
says he sees many from the losing side who want to join PH. But the people cannot accept them and therefore, they should not be accepted as members in PH.
Accepting people from losing side will not be accepted by the people and I don't want this govt to be seen to be same as the previous govt. - @chedetofficial
I have been briefed by Auditor-General and the police and apparently, there are more discrepancies than what the public already knows. Those responsible will be arrested. - @chedetofficial
Anyone in prison should be treated well and inquests must be held to investigate deaths in detention. - @chedetofficial
The government will contact countries where our money was laundered. We will make a request for 1MDB money to be returned to help pay nation's debt. - @chedetofficial
The govt wants to reduce wastage. There are too many contract workers hired and we will end the contracts of political appointees, but not low-wage contract workers. - @chedetofficial
Some govt contract staff will be redesignated to other roles based on their qualifications. - @chedetofficial
says he hopes to announce the 10-member cabinet by this week.
says the appointment of the new MACC chief commissioner must get the approval of the Yang di-Pertuan Agong first.
says petrol prices will remain the same and if there is a hike, the govt will subsidise.
Datuk Seri Najib Razak will not be allowed to leave the country. The rule of law must apply to everyone without any special treatment. - @chedetofficial
Attorney-General Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail confirms that he was removed because he was preparing to charge Najib Razak. - @chedetofficial
Due consideration will be given to qualified women who may be appointed as cabinet ministers. There won't be a fixed number. - @chedetofficial
Senior officers who were politically appointed will be told to go on holiday and their duties will be suspended. - @chedetofficial
The 1Malaysia slogan and programme will be replaced. - @chedetofficial
Investigations are being carried out against former Treasury secretary-general Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah. - @chedetofficial
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