Najib announces 11 measures to slash public sector expenditure

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime
Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun
Razak yesterday announced
11 measures to slash public
sector expenditure beginning
Jan 1, 2014, one of which is
the reduction by 10 per cent
of the entertainment allowance
of mini s t e r s and deputy ministers.
The s e measu re s a r e i n
accordance with the government’s
desire to practise more prudent
spending in the new year, he said
in a statement issued here.
He said the decision to introduce
the measures was made following
a discussion with Deputy Prime
Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin
Yassin and the Chief Secretary
to the Government, Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa.

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