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“He will cut to the chase,” Guan Eng explains why Tun Daim is best person for ECRL talks

Published on 21 Mar 2019 3:39:53 PM

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said former finance minister Tun Daim Zainuddin is the best person to lead the Malaysian negotiation with China on the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project.

Lim said that when asked at Parliament on Thursday to why Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad chose Daim to lead the negotiation instead of him, adding that being a finance minister was a full time job and it was better to have another candidate.