Friday, September 30, 2005
Budget message: Adjust lifestyle
HEAVY LOAD: Abdullah posing with his bag, containing his Budget speech, which he jokingly said was too heavy to carry at the Finance Ministry last night after going there to check on the final preparations for today’s Budget 2006. At his right is Nor Mohamed.
BY YAP LENG KUEN and JAGDEV SINGH SIDHU
KUALA LUMPUR: Adjust your lifestyle to the new circumstances and don't expect too many goodies from the Budget.
That is likely to be the main message from Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in Parliament today, according to observers canvassed by The Star.
There will certainly be some relief for the people, particularly the poor, but most of the measures had already been announced last month, said one analyst.
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