Sabah, Sarawak set up panel to discuss Putrajaya’s financial obligations


Desmond Davidson

Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Sabah and Sarawak Affairs) Dr Maximus Ongkili says the joint consultative review committee will be tasked to examine all the legal provisions relating to financial matters stipulated under the federal constitution and the Malaysia Agreement 1963. – The Malaysian Insight pic, April 7, 2021.

Sabah and Sarawak have agreed to establish a joint consultative review committee to advance talks on Putrajaya’s financial obligations to its Borneo regions, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Sabah and Sarawak Affairs) Dr Maximus Ongkili said today.

The financial obligations are terms agreed under the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).


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