Govt failed in due diligence by awarding defence contract to Boustead Naval Shipyard, says PAC


Chan Kok Leong

The Public Accounts Committee says the government paying an upfront fee of RM1.36 billion to Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd is against government protocols. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 4, 2022.

THE government’s due diligence on Boustead Naval Shipyard Sdn Bhd (BNS) had failed to detect the company’s financial weaknesses, said the Public Accounts Committee (PAC).

“As such, the government had to pay an upfront fee of RM1.36 billion to BNS, which is against government protocols,” said PAC in a statement today.


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