PM Najib: PNB’s 40 years success due to Government policies

Prime Minister Dato’ Sri Mohd. Najib Tun Razak said that on top of the effective management, Federal Government policies are some of the key success factors of Permodalan Nasional Berhad’s (PNB) 40 years success in the Minggu Saham Amanah Malaysia 2018 in Batu Pahat today.

“Polisi Pak Pandir Pembangkang”, he quipped on the Oppositions’ manifesto to rescind Goods Services Tax and re-introduce Sales and Services Tax it replaces.

“I saw on television the other day. If I am not mistaken, an accountant said there is no guarantee that prices of goods would reduce if GST is taken away”.

He also cautioned that the good fortune from the growth and expansion of PNB over the past forty years would end and start to decline, if the Opposition comes to power.

The Mole story from Bernama:

Investment in PNB will be affected if opposition comes to power

PM Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the launching of Malaysian Unit Trust Week at the Batu Pahat Stadium today.

PM Datuk Seri Najib Razak at the launching of Malaysian Unit Trust Week at the Batu Pahat Stadium today.

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BATU PAHAT, April 19 2018 : The people’s investment in Permodalan Nasional Bhd (PNB) will be affected if the opposition were to wrest control of the government with their ‘Pak Pandir’ policy, Datuk Seri Najib Razak said.

The Prime Minister said based on the Ministry of Finance’s findings, the abolition of tolls, goods and services tax (GST) and the National Higher Education Fund Corporation, as promised in the opposition manifesto, would increase the national debt to RM1 trillion or 80 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP) from 50.8 per cent.

“It will have a bad effect on Bursa Malaysia… the currency will be affected.. PNB will be affected.. unit trusts will be affected.

“Bursa (Malaysia) is getting stronger. This is a closely linked the farsighted economic management of the country. This is not a trivial matter to be politicised,” he said at the launch of the Malaysian Unit Trust Week at the Batu Pahat Stadium here today.

PNB is the country’s largest fund manager, managing funds worth RM200 billion through 13.4 million unit holders of various ASNB trust funds. – Bernama

Prime Minister Najib also announces on behalf of PNB that a RM700,000 contribution for.he haemodialisis unit at Batu Pahat Hospital.

The other announcement is PNB would be participating in building 5,000 affordable homes in Johor.

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