Didn’t Muhyiddin understand the oath he took for secrecy?

In his eagerness to take his politics against Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd. Najib Tun Razak, sacked Deputy Prime Prime Minister and UMNO Deputy President Tan Sri Muhyiddin Mohd. Yassin blurted matters in the Cabinet pertaining to 1MDB when he was a member and risk committing offences for seditious and official secrets.

His first speech as an Opposition is filled with spins and manipulation.

For example, 1MDB did rectify the their borrowings were at RM51billion and not at RM42billion. Another thing is that 1MDB managed to resolve all borrowings before 31 December 2015 as per ‘Rationalisation Plan’ which the management led by Arul Kanda Kandasamy presented to the Cabinet on 29 May 2015 and announced later that day.

The out sale of Edra Energy and deal to jointly develop Bandar Malaysia were struck way ahead of the end of the year deadline.

He was clearly out to scare the Malaysian public with selective analysis of the economic data and bits of the Bajet 2017, presented last Friday. His intention was to create deficit in the public faith on Federal Govt ability to sustain the nation.

All members of Cabinet swore an oath ro keep secrecy upon their appointment.

*Updated 2100hrs

The Star story:

Thursday, 27 October 2016 | MYT 4:04 PM

Pandikar: Possible breach of secrecy by two former Cabinet members

 

BY D. KANYAKUMARI

KUALA LUMPUR: Two former Cabinet members have potentially breached their ministerial oath of secrecy by disclosing confidential information in Parliament, says Tan Sri Pandikar Amin Mulia (pic).

The Parliament Speaker said the ministerial oath requires a minister to not disclose any information learnt during their time in the Cabinet.

He was referring to statements made by former deputy prime minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and former finance minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah while presenting their Parliamentary speeches on Budget 2017.

“You heard the things they said, you can assess whether those were things they learnt during their time as ministers,” he said.

Pandikar said Parliamentary immunity prevents any action from being taken on anything said during debate, but reminded MPs to be aware of the Official Secrets Act and the Sedition Act.

“It is all there, so even though you know something, you need to be careful as there is (Parliament) Standing Order 36 (12) and we need to keep certain things in confidence,” he said.

He added that it was a matter of ethics to keep Cabinet matters confidential and Parliamentarians could not use their position as a license to say what they please.

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Muhyiddin and Former MOF2 Dato’ Sri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah should be investigated for their speeches in Parliament this week,

Published in: on October 27, 2016 at 15:30  Comments (8)