Treasury sec-gen denies claim country's fiscal deficit widened

Alyaa Azhar

10 Jul 2017, 9:02 pagi

Updated 3 years ago


Treasury secretary-general Irwan Serigar Abdullah has denied that the country's fiscal deficit had widened between January to May this year.

"Don't play with the issue that the fiscal deficit (had) widened and so on. (This) is all baseless argumentation.

"We look at the whole year. Wait for December, the figures will show you," he told reporters on the sidelines of the Finance Ministry's Hari Raya celebrations today...