malaysianinsider | ...The Opposition Pakatan Rakyat (PR) will now turn their attention towards Datuk Seri Najib Razak by insisting on a review of the 2009 Budget in Parliament tomorrow.
Since taking over as Finance Minister from outgoing Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Badawi, Najib is now facing the prospect of guiding the Malaysian economy in the middle of a global financial storm.
"One of the first things would be a review of the budget proposal and its figures. We need to do that as an urgent matter unfortunately this does not seem to be the direction and policy of the current government and finance minister," Opposition Leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said of his plans for tomorrow.
"We cannot work on obsolete figures that are not realistic and does not reflect on economic fundamentals," he continued.
Speaking at his Hari Raya open house at Sultan Sulaiman Club, Kg Baru today, he said that most other countries have already reviewed their budgets, including Singapore, which recently went into recession.... selanjutnya