Putrajaya will be in trouble without GST, says Najib


Asila Jalil Diyana Ibrahim

Prime Minister Najib Razak says the government will immediately enter a standstill if the RM42 billion that the GST collected is to be taken out of the government'st revenue. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Najjua Zulkefli, September 4, 2017.

PUTRAJAYA would be dysfunctional without the goods and services tax (GST), which the opposition has vowed to do away with if it came into power, said Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Speaking at the TN50 dialogue with women in conjunction with National Women’s Day at the Berjaya Times Square in Kuala Lumpur today, Najib said GST is a source of revenue and without it, most of the programmes proposed by the audience cannot be executed.


Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one (1) week free access!

Subscribe Now!


Sign up or sign in here to comment.


Comments


  • " ...... PUTRAJAYA would be dysfunctional without the goods and services tax (GST) ...." - ..... Its mainly due to the mismanagement of our petroleum resources/income by the UMNO/BN government. We are heading in the direction on Venezuela. Why can't we be like Norway?

    Posted 4 years ago by Malaysian First

  • " ..... We need maturity and a two-thirds majority to change the Constitution but I do not have this ......" - ....... What say you, Tun MM?

    Posted 4 years ago by Malaysian First