Terengganu unsure of how to use ‘wang ehsan’ to eradicate poverty

Diyana Ibrahim

Terengganu exco member Wan Sukairi Wan Abdullah says the state government has not received any information on the allocation amount and details of 'wang ehsan' to be used for poverty eradication. – Facebook pic, March 25, 2023.

THE PAS-held Terengganu government is unclear as to how Putrajaya plans to distribute “wang ehsan” (compassionate money) to finance poverty eradication programmes in the state.

State exco member Wan Sukairi Wan Abdullah said the state government only knows that Putrajaya wants to channel the funds directly to the poor and needy in the state at the end of the month.

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