The Budget - Open or Opaque?
Tricia Yeoh, COO, Institute for Democracy and Economic Affairs
How did Malaysia rate in a global survey of government budgetary process called the Open Budget Survey 2015? And does our low score reflects the democratic character of our government and the state of political will on questions of transparency, audit institutions and public participation. Today we look at why thinking about the Budget as a one-off event undermines good governance.
This report is by Sharaad Kuttan.