Govt confident of rolling out targeted petrol subsidy this year, says minister


Dateline 2019-06-28, Malay Mail:

The government is optimistic that the targeted petrol subsidy for the low-income or B40 group can be implemented this year.

Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Nasution Ismail said his ministry and the Finance Ministry have prepared a joint memo on the review of the implementation of the system to be tabled at the Cabinet meeting in the near future.

“We feel that we have found a reasonable implementation method. Even if it is not perfect, the process of finding perfection in terms of implementation will be achieved as we go along,” he told reporters after attending his ministry’s Penang branch Aidilfitri Open House House here today.

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