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Why didn't Anwar ban local banks from lending to Genting, Zafrul asks
Published:  Jan 29, 2022 6:39 PM
Updated: 12:32 PM

Finance Minister Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz has hit back at PKR president Anwar Ibrahim after the latter asked why three government-linked banks provided RM2.51 billion in unsecured loans to Genting Hong Kong Ltd.

In an explainer on social media, Zafrul said if lending to gambling companies was a problem, Anwar should have done something when he was finance minister in the 1990s.

"If (lending to gambling companies) is a really important issue...

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