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