Thursday, November 24, 2005

"NEP stays, machinery to be improved"

NEP stays, machinery to be improved

Chok Suat Ling; Sheridan Mahavera; R. Sonia
New Straits Times
11-24-2005
NEP stays, machinery to be improved
Byline: Chok Suat Ling; Sheridan Mahavera; R. Sonia
Edition: Main/Lifestyle
Memo: Dewan Rakyat

THE New Economic Policy will continue to be needed as long as there

exists economic disparity among the races in the country, the Prime
Minister said.

Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi said the economic gulf between

Bumiputeras and non-Bumiputeras was still wide.

"For every ringgit earned by a Bumiputera, a non-Bumiputera will get

RM1.80.