LGE: No public funds for politically-controlled education institutions

  • 5 years ago
Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said public funds will not be used for politically-controlled education institutions, as Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has made clear that public funds should be separate from politics.

He said this on Saturday when responding to the question of why Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC) was denied an allocation of a matching grant for a second year running in Budget 2020.

The RM5.5mil allocation for development expenses for TAR UCT under the Budget last year has been slashed to RM1mil for next year.

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