Well, less 20% over the KT Bye-Election! This is one job all the Ministries are good at. Maybe only about 2.5 % will trickle down to the kampung folks.
But what about the economy? Well, this is "the Economy"!
"...RM7 billion from the first stimulus package, RM5 billion had been transferred to the various operating ministries and agencies.
Najib, who is also Finance Minister said, another RM2 billion would be transferred by next week.
"The entire RM7 billion will thus be in the hands of the ministries and agencies and they have to take immediate action," he told reporters after chairing the National Drug Eradication Action Council meeting here, Thursday.
Asked as to the timing of the announcement on the second stimulus package, he said the government would decide on that.
"At this stage, we want to ensure the RM7 billion is expanded quickly. We have instructed all operating ministries to take immediate action, " he said.
On Tuesday, Najib had said a second stimulus package would be introduced to assist companies and workers affected by the weakening economic climate.
He said the details, features and focus of the second package was still being studied and discussed with various quarters.
Last November, the government announced the RM7 billion stimulus package aimed at achieving a 3.5 percent economic growth this year. -- BERNAMA ..."