KUALA LUMPUR DEC.13: The Supply Bill (Budget) 2022 with the highest allocation ever of RM332.1 billion has been passed by the Dewan Rakyat here today.
The first Budget under the government led by Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob was passed at the committee stage with a majority voice vote.
Finance Minister,Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz tabled the Budget 2022 in the Dewan Rakyat on Oct.29 and was passed after being debated at the committee stage for 13 days starting Nov.22, 2021. Meanwhile the Budget was passed at the policy stage on Nov.18, 2021.
The highest allocation ever Budget was passed to implement various government strategies and initiatives to enable the people to prosper and stimulate a progressive and sustainable economy during post COVID-19 pandemic.