Defence ministry to request for more allocations for White Paper to take off

Published on 2 Dec 2019 7:40:19 PM

Shortly after the Defence White Paper (DWP) was passed in Parliament on Monday, Defence minister Mohamad Sabu told a press conference that his ministry would request at least 1% of the gross domestic product (GDP) annually as allocations for plans under the White Paper to take off.

The Defence Ministry was allocated RM15.6bil or 6.5% of Budget 2020.