Sunday , May 16 2021

RM1mil Guan Eng shared bail funds to fund scholarships – Nation



GEORGE TOWN (Bernama): The money raised by the public to pay for the former Prime Minister of Penang, Lim Guan Eng, two years ago, has been transferred to the Penang Future Foundation (PFF) full scholarship program, said deputy chairman of Penang DAP, Jagdeep Singh Deo (pic).

He said that the money, which had grown to RM1.038 million with accrued interest, would be used as a scholarship for the excellent students of Penang to continue with their studies.

"Thanks to all the Malaysians who contributed," he told a press conference here today, and he also attended the chair of the Welfare Committee, the State Care and Environment Association of the Pee Boon Poh state, who was a Lim Warranty in the court case.

The aim of the PFF, a state motivation launched in 2015, is to help excellent students in Penang to develop their studies in different areas, including science, technology, engineering and maths. To date, 300 Penang students have received a PFF scholarship.

Lim was raised on the High Court of Penang on June 30, 2016, with two pollution counts over the alleged purchase of bungalow under market value along with Phang Li Koon.

The court then allowed Lim RM1 million bail with one assurance.

On September 3 this year, the High Court released Lim, who is now Finance Minister, and Payments of payments. – Bernama


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