Media Statement by Dr. Ong Kian Ming, MP for Serdang, on the 19th of June, 2014
On Tuesday, 17th of June, 2014, a briefing was held for the media at the Integrity Institute of Malaysia on the latest release of the National Auditor’s Report. This meeting was organized by the office of Senator Datuk Paul Low, Minister in charge of anti-corruption initiatives and attended by all the Secretary-Generals of all the Ministries including the Chief Secretary, Tan Sri Ali Hamsa.
Before the start of this briefing, the Minister asked all who were not civil servants or members of the media to leave the briefing room. He specifically asked for MPs to leave the room. The MP for Bayan Baru, Sim Tze Sim and the MP for Kuala Terengganu, Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah bin Raja Ahmad, who identified themselves as MPs were then asked to leave the briefing room. I did not identify myself as an MP and hence, was not asked to leave the room. I stayed on for the entire briefing.
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