Pak Lah’s latest “I don’t know” September 12, 2007Posted by elizabethwong in "We can do better", Economy, Huh?!, Note2Self.
When Forbes asked about worries of cronyism in the award of contracts and tenders, Abdullah swiftly responded by saying, “I do not know the meaning of the word. Everyone will get a chance.” (New Straits Times, “PM: We will manage race relations wisely”, p2, 12 Sept 2007)
This is the latest “I don’t know” from our Finance Minister, whom we also didn’t know why he had to leave all that explaining of the 2008 Budget to his #2 in the Finance Ministry.
Perhaps the PM/FM/NST thought it was a repartee. But to tell an investing community that you have bad vocabulary, is …well… I oso dunno lar.