KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 7 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today tabled the 2012 Budget in the Dewan Rakyat, the second budget under the five-year 10th Malaysia Plan.
Clad in violet red Malay attire, Najib who is Finance Minister, began tabling the budget, themed “National Transformation Policy: Welfare for the Rakyat, Well-being of the Nation”, at 4pm.
The budget tabling was aired live over major radio and television stations.
The 2012 Budget outlines the government’s strategies in achieving the government’s transformation agenda in the quest to become a developed and high-income nation by 2020.
Coming on the heels of the Government Transformation Programme, Economic Transformation Programme and political reforms, the 2012 Budget is seen as a crucial document in achieving the 1Malaysia vision.
The Dewan Rakyat is scheduled to debate the budget next week.
Source : Bernama