it can only be formed after the 14th General Election (GE14). The 1986 deposit-taking cooperatives (DTCs) was a scandal waiting to happen. He (Dr Mahathir) said he was sorry but then he put the blame on others including digging up old issues such as Amanat Hadi. These rescue schemes had provided for a full ringgit-for-ringgit refund by way of cash or a combination of cash and equity. In 1988, 7 other ailing DTCs were investigated. Sanusi reiterated the committees seven demands, which among others, include calling for the government to admit its mistake in handling the Memali issue and to issue an apology to victims and their family members; the formation of the RCI to investigate the tragedy. In fact, two days ago, the widow of a Memali victim passed away and this is a huge loss since she could have appeared as a witness, he said. Suffice to say, Mahathir is a bloody crook who deserves no mercy from Malaysians.
Dr Mahathir, who was then widely regarded as a close confidante of Tengku Razaleigh, also had close ties with those involved, including Nawawi Mat Awin, the banks chairman. As BMF was heavily involved in providing loans to property speculators during Hong Kongs property boom in the late 70s, the CIA said BMF unlike other banks in the the British colony continued to extend credit to real estate despite concerns of a weakening market. When met by reporters on the 1st of January 1984, he insisted that a Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) could not be called. The agency said Dr Mahathir had downplayed the banks culpability while the governments strategy to address the issue was to contain the problem while looking for a way to bail out the bank. Many cooperatives did not have borrowing powers or exceeded them. Recently declassified documents by Americas Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) said the Malaysian government under longest-ruling Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had a hand in the largest financial scandal the country had seen during the 1980s. Many businessmen and bankers believe that the government is using the six accused BMF officials as scapegoats in an effort to avoid implicating senior government officials. So what does his apology mean if he is still blaming others for what had happened?
The US3 billion (about M8 billion) suit against Bank Bumiputra Malaysia Bhd. In his speech, Dr Mahathir blamed the muftis at the time for not countering Amanat Hadi when it became public in 1980s, which he claimed was the reason which influenced those involved in the Memali tragedy to engage in a violent confrontation with the police. Unlike Prime Minister Najib Razak, who acted as an adviser to the strategic investment fund 1MDB, Dr Mahathir says he did not hold any position with Bank Bumi. I support the call. Sanusi also chided Dr Mahathir for making a show of issuing a apology while delivering his policy speech at the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (ppbm) inaugural delegates assembly two days ago, but at the same time, shoving the blame to others. There was also over-commitment in loss making or non-income generating subsidiaries and related companies with as much as 42 of total assets committed in loans or capital investments in such companies. One of the 4 in the Peninsula was the Federation of Housing Cooperatives Ltd, in which the Cooperative Central Bank had a 78 interest. Speech (Part 2) by Parliamentary Opposition Leader, DAP Secretary-General and MP for Tanjung, Lim Kit Siang, at the Johore DAP State Committee to review Party Reform held at DAP Taman Ungku Tunku Aminah branch, Johore Bahru on Saturday, 29th February 1992 at.m. It is unlikely that the government was unaware of Bank Bumis increase on lending limits for its overseas branches to allow more funds to be channeled to Hong Kong. Now, were talking money belonging to the Government of Malaysia (GoM used to attack the GoM. But not only did Noordin agree to take full responsibility, so did one other NCI member, a lawyer by the name of Chooi Mun Sou.