Call on Mahathir and other economic ministers  to give some answers on the latest national economic situation at the two-day  National Congress on Economic Recovery starting tomorrow

Media Statement
by Lim Kit Siang  

(Petaling Jaya, Monday): For over a month, the worst 15-month economic crisis in the nationís history has been overshadowed by the political turmoils and crisis precipitated by the shocking and unprecedented sacking of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim  as Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister on Sept. 2, to the extent that there has been a serious loss of public focus on the economic crisis.

The Prime Minister and Finance Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Mahathir Mohamad,  the Minister for Special Functions on economic affairs, Tun Daim Zainuddin, and other top government policy makers like the Bank Negara Malaysiaís new governor Tan Sri Abu Hassan Sulaiman and the director-general of the Economic Planning Unit, Datuk Dr. Samsuddin Hitam are expected to among speakers  at the two-day National Congress on Economic Recovery beginning tomorrow.

Mahathir and Daim should use the two-day National Economic Recovery Congress to answer some the pressing questions on the national ecnomic situation, including the follows:


*Lim Kit Siang - Malaysian Parliamentary Opposition Leader, Democratic Action Party Secretary-General & Member of Parliament for Tanjong