Dr Mahathir announces RM20 billion economic stimulus package


Noel Achariam

Interim prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad announcing the economic stimulus package, set to mitigate the impact of the coronavirus outbreak, in Putrajaya today. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, February 27, 2020.

THE government today introduced a RM20 billion stimulus package to mitigate the economic impact of the Covid-19 outbreak.

In announcing the package today, interim prime minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad said the stimulus package was anchored on three strategies, namely, mitigating impacts of Covid-19; spurring rakyat-centric economic growth and promoting quality investments.


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  • Prepared by former finance minister

    Posted 5 months ago by Tj Gill

  • As interim PM, I don't think he has the authority to introduce new policies or programs since the government has been dissolved.

    Posted 5 months ago by Panchen Low

  • If only our R&D teams could develop CoV vaccines..

    Posted 5 months ago by Nabila Sobri

  • Yes true. This stimulus package prepared by the former finance minister under the PH government.

    Posted 5 months ago by Anak Malaysia