Cabinet to examine every remark in the A-G’s Report 2021 about expenditures and leakages that do not meet conditions and regulations.
Malaysia will be able to overcome the issues of waste and leakage in national spending due to Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim pledge that the Cabinet take seriously and scrutinise every remark of the Auditor-General’s Report 2021.
Auditor-General Datuk Seri Nik Azman Nik Abdul Majid said it was a clear message to every ministry, department and statutory body not to take the audit report lightly.
He said in the audit team’s meeting with Anwar on Jan 17, the Prime Minister stated that he would not block any weaknesses from being reported and even asked the Cabinet to review the report.
“The message from the Prime Minister is really a morale booster for the team to do our level best in serving the people and the country,” he said at the media briefing on the Auditor-General’s Report 2021 Series 2 in Putrajaya on Thursday (Feb 16).
On Jan 17, Anwar ordered the Cabinet to take seriously and examine every remark in the Auditor General’s Report 2021 about expenditures and leakages that do not meet conditions and regulations.