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Academics laud formation of Economic Action Council

Last update: 11/02/2019
By Azlee Nor Mahmud

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 11 (Bernama) -- Academics have lauded the establishment today of the Economic Action Council (EAC) comprising 16 prominent individuals and helmed by Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamed, saying it will address issues concerning the well-being of the people.

Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Faculty of Economics and Business Senior Professor, Prof Datuk Dr Shazali Abu Mansor said the EAC was more representative compared with Council of Eminent Persons (CEP) and the possibility for the council to go wrong could be minimised.

“Most are successful people with proven track records and the composition (of the EAC) includes a considerable number of non-politicians.
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