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Wan Azizah responded to ‘Najib’s Wan Azizah’


KUALA LUMPUR, OCT 30: Opposition leader, Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail commented on Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s sarcasm citing an individual named ‘Wan Azizah’s’ success during the 2018 Budget presentation.

The Permatang Pauh Member of Parliament said, the individual’s success is a result of the successful implementation of the former minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s policy.

Wan Azizah said, Anwar Ibrahim who was then in the Federal Government’s cabinet had introduced the Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia (AIM) in an effort to help local entrepreneurs.

“Thank you to YB Pekan on Kak Zah’s story yesterday and for making the effort to invite Kak Wan Azizah Wan Salleh to the Dewan Rakyat.

“Congratulations to Amanah Ikhtiar Malaysia for successfully guiding a woman entrepreneur.

“I would like to remind that this effort started from Universiti Sains Malaysia’s research and paper which was promoted by Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim in 1987.

“It became a special programme to eradicate poverty among the citizens and Kak Wan’s success proved the success of Anwar Ibrahim’s policy,” she said while debating in Dewan Rakyat this morning.

Earlier, Najib quoted the name ‘Wan Azizah’ in his 2018 Budget presentation as a strong individual who is successful in entrepreneurship.

That was believed to be an insinuation to opposition leader to attack her leadership.

For the record, Wan Azizah Wan Salleh started her business with an initial RM500 loan from AIM.

The female entrepreneur is now a successful millionaire in the field of chicken farming and processing.