malaymail.com 03 May, 2021 07:15 am

Dr Mahathir: Govt must make tough decisions, stop worrying about being unpopular

Dr Mahathir: Govt must make tough decisions, stop worrying about being unpopular
KUALA LUMPUR, May 3 — Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad today said that the Perikatan Nasional government is more interested in being popular, instead of working towards improving the country’s economy that has been hamstrung by Covid-19.  He said the government seems to have...

He said the government seems to have no clear direction when it comes to tackling the pandemic and the economy is continuing to falter as a consequence.There are medical experts who have suggested they be included or the states be included in panel discussions to advise the government but this has not been done,” said Tun during a live Facebook interview on Dialektika TV today.“But the government wants to be popular and be liked.“The problem is whether to be popular and liked or do the right thing.

“But I see the government now has no direction or focus on this Covid-19 situation.The announcement received mixed reactions from interest groups and public health experts.

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