Anwar fields questions on BRICS, graft prevention during PMQT

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim addresses Malaysia’s policy and way forward since Putrajaya has already stated its intention to join the economic coalition called BRICS during prime minister question time.

Lee Chuan How (Ipoh Timor) also raises the question as to how Malaysia’s participation would develop the nation’s economy and raise exports of local products to BRICS member nation.

Anwar also fields question from Datuk Awang Hashim (PN-Pendang) who raises the issue about graft prevention, good governance and integrity of civil service and government linked companies in view of the National Anti Corruption Strategy 2024-2028.

Awang also questions regarding institutional reform implementation to ensure that the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission functions in a transparent just manner and free from executive interference.

During the oral question session, Chong Chieng Jen (PH-Stampin) questions the Finance Minister on whether the government would amend the laws so that banks can be partially or fully held responsible for losses incurred by bank scam victims.

Rodiyah Sapiee (GPS-Batang Sadong) questions Education Minister Fadhlina Sidek regarding the way forward for Form 6 and whether the government would be transforming Form 6 learning soon.

A total of nine bills is tabled for first reading. Eight bills involve amendments.

The only new bill is Malaysia Border Protection and Control Agency Bill 2024

The eight are Evidence of Child Witness (Amendment) Bill, Evidence (Amendment) Bill, Oath and Affirmation (Amendment) Bill, Children Sexual Offences (Amendment) Bill, Armed Forces (Amendment) Bill, Security Offences (Special Measure) (Amendment) Bill, Penal Code (Amendment) and Criminal Procedure Code (Amendment).

The Auditor General’s Report would be debated today.

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