Title: PERDANA LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION CEO Forum 2022
Date: 1 November 2022
Time: 2.30 pm – 345pm
Session F : The State of Malaysian Government Finances & The Impact of Policy Imperatives
Moderator: Datuk Professor Emeritus Norma Mansor Panelist 1: Prof Dr Jomo Kwame Sundaram Panelist 2: Mr Nicholas Khaw
In think tanks and mamak stalls, the Malaysian government debt (RM1 trillion as of June 2022) and the government’s economic initiatives almost always ignite heated discussions and debates. This panel opens up the discussion on these issues, focusing on the state our national finances as well as 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025) and the 2023 National Budget. What is the true standing of our national finances and what are the impact of the government’s economic policies. Are they addressing current socio-economic challenges as well as future aspirations?