$78m towards flood victims

The Government is seeking RM2.22bil in additional expenditure for last year, including RM210mil to channel aid to victims hit by the floods last year.

In order to facilitate this move, Deputy Finance Minister Datuk Chua Tee Yong tabled the Supplementary Supply (2014) Bill 2015 for the first reading in the Dewan Rakyat.

The cost of assisting the flood victims in several states last year was borne in advance from the Contingency Fund.