I told you so, Najib says on budget after drop in crude oil price

Dateline 2018-11-14, FMT:

Former prime minister Najib Razak continued to pour scorn on Pakatan Harapan’s (PH) maiden budget today, saying its decision to formulate the budget based on the Brent crude oil price of US$72 per barrel had backfired.

Najib (BN-Pekan) said he had warned the government, during his debate on the mid-term review of the 11th Malaysia Plan, not to use the pricing of US$70 per barrel to formulate the budget.

He noted that back then, the crude oil price was US$80 a barrel.

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