RM1.44 billion won’t lift fishermen, farmers out of poverty, says Dr Mahathir

Chan Kok Leong Zaim Ibrahim Aminah Farid

Farmers and fishermen will forever depend on subsidies if the government doesn’t assist them to modernise, says the Langkawi MP. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Nazir Sufari, December 2, 2020.

THE allocations for farmers and fishermen will not lift them out of poverty, said Dr Mahathir Mohamad while debating Budget 2021 for the Agriculture and Food Industries Ministry in the Dewan Rakyat today.

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