Politics must not be a factor in choosing contractors, says PM

Gan Pei Ling

Prime Minister Najib Razak delivering his speech during Expo Negaraku in Kuala Lumpur yesterday. Najib says there must be no political consideration involved when choosing contractors for government projects. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Seth Akmal, November 16, 2017.

THE government has always chosen companies based on meritocracy and not out of poilitical considerations, said Prime Minister Najib Razak.

“The key word is capability. When you choose vendors, you cannot choose on the basis of political consideration, giving to rent seekers and so forth.

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