PKR lawmaker demands Tengku Zafrul explain RM854 million weapons purchase

Lembah Pantai MP Fahmi Fadzil says Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz must clarify if it is true that the government had purchased weapons worth RM845 million through direct negotiation. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, August 14, 2022.

FINANCE Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz must respond to allegations of the government purchasing weapons worth up to RM854 million through direct negotiations, Fahmi Fadzil said.

“Claims of a RM854 million direct negotiation deal, at a time when we are uncovering all sorts of problems, on top of the littoral combat ships (LCS) scandal (a project also awarded through direct negotiation), is very worrying,” the PKR information chief said in a Facebook post today.

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