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RM380b From Penjana, Permai & Pemerkasa: Hit Or Miss?

Datuk Johan Merican, Director of the National Budget Office, Ministry of Finance

24-Jun-21 08:00

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RM380b From Penjana, Permai & Pemerkasa: Hit Or Miss?

Pemerkasa Plus, valued at RM40 billion, is the latest government stimulus to help Malaysians deal with the pandemic.

But a year and a half since Covid's appearance, critics still question the efficacy, governance, and affordability of Pemerkasa and the six other financial stimulus packages thus far unveiled, worth a total RM380 billion.

National Budget Director Datuk Johan Merican discusses.

Image Credit: Ekaterina Kapralova | Shutterstock.com

Produced by: Arleen Webber

Presented by: Wong Shou Ning, Philip See, Shazana Mokhtar


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