FAQ on Lynas: Urge the MACC to step in to investigate the PMO officers involved for possible abuse of power or corruption

Two days ago, the Prime Minister Office (PMO) issued a list of frequently asked questions (FAQ) on Lynas.

Previously, we have seen certain ministries flying here and there, interfering in matters not within their purview. To our surprise, we now see the same thing from the PMO. This is an insult not just to the Ministry of Energy, Science, Technology, Climate Change and Environment (MESTECC), but to the PMO as well.

Nonetheless, I personally do not believe that our honourable Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad would allow his good office to be degraded into a sales office and his officers relegated to become the mouthpiece of Lynas.

Therefore, it is imperative that we identify those irresponsible officers who have abused and humiliated the highest office of our country. It is obvious their actions were intended to legitimize the operations of a foreign corporation, who over the years had failed to comply with our laws, rules and regulations. A corporation who has reneged on their own legally binding agreement and is now forcing Malaysians to swallow their two million tonnes of hazardous and radioactive wastes.

I urge the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Agency (MACC) to step in to investigate the officers involved for possible abuse of power or corruption.

Wong Tack
MP for Bentong
Media statement by Wong Tack in Bentong on Friday, 6th September 2019