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Kit Siang: Malaysia even losing out to Egypt who has two LCS in operation

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Kit Siang: Malaysia even losing out to Egypt who has two LCS in operation

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VETERAN lawmaker Lim Kit Siang has hit out at former prime minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak for the country losing out to Egypt which has two Gowind littoral combat ships (LCS) in operation.

On the announcement by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob yesterday (Aug 10) that the Cabinet has proposed that the report of a forensic audit on the government’s procurement of the six LCS, Lim said he welcomes the move, but stressed that this is “not enough”.“The Cabinet must go one step further – to set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) not only to bring the wrongdoers to book but to find the best solution to the RM9 bil LCS scandal to protect the security and sovereignty of the nation.

He also said that Abdul Aziz had even written 10 letters to various people within the administration about his concerns but none of them was ever taken seriously.


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Author / Journalist: Bernie Yeo

Category: Business Finance

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Sentiment: Negative

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Article Type: News Report

News Source URL: focusmalaysia.my

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Published Date: 2022-08-11, 06:00:15

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Language: English

Original Article Length: 631 words

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