SAYA TIDAK TERLIBAT KONTRAK PETRONAS, KATA DR MAHATHIR

Editors' Picks

KUALA LUMPUR, 25 Feb (Bernama) -- Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad menegaskan beliau

sama sekali tidak terlibat dalam membuat keputusan berhubung dakwaan pemberian

kontrak Petronas kepada anaknya.

Malah, bekas Perdana Menteri itu berkata beliau cuma diberitahu oleh

Presiden Petronas selepas kontrak itu diberikan dan beliau sanggup bersumpah di

dalam masjid dengan menjunjung Al-Quran berhubung perkara itu.

"(Ketua Pembangkang Datuk Seri) Anwar Ibrahim menuduh saya, sebagai

penasihat Petronas telah terlibat dalam pemberian kontrak Petronas kepada anak

saya.

"Bagi Anwar, inilah yang biasa dilakukan olehnya jika ia berkuasa. Semasa

menjadi Timbalan Perdana Menteri dan Menteri Kewangan memang pun banyak kontrak

diberi olehnya kepada penyokong politiknya dan keluarganya.

"Kementerian telah mempamerkan semasa mesyuarat Agung Umno senarai orang

yang mendapat kontrak semasa ia berkuasa. Terdapat dalam senarai nama

penyokongnya dan keluarganya. Tidak ada satu pun dari anak saya yang

tersenarai," katanya dalam entri terbaharu blognya, www.chedet.cc.

-- LAGI

MAHATHIR-FITNAH 2 KUALA LUMPUR

Dr Mahathir berkata walaupun digelar sebagai penasihat Petronas, beliau

tidak memberi apa-apa nasihat kepada syarikat itu.

"Petronas diletak di bawah Perdana Menteri dan Perdana Menteri lah yang

memberi arahan kepada Petronas. Semasa saya jadi Perdana Menteri pun saya tidak

memberi apa-apa bantuan kepada anak-anak saya," katanya.

Katanya tiada seorang pun anaknya mendapat tempat dalam kerajaan atau dalam

parti ketika beliau sebagai Perdana Menteri dan Menteri Kewangan.

Beliau menjelaskan beberapa kali nama mereka dicalonkan tetapi tidak

membenarkannya sehingga beliau bersara, begitu juga tiada kontrak kerajaan yang

mereka perolehi.

"Jika mereka berjaya sama ada dalam perniagaan atau politik, ini adalah atas

usaha mereka sendiri. Dan ini semua berlaku selepas saya letak jawatan Perdana

Menteri," katanya.

-- LAGI

MAHATHIR-FITNAH 3 (AKHIR) KUALA LUMPUR

Dr Mahathir berkata Petronas tidak memberi peluang kepada anaknya sahaja

ketika beliau menjadi penasihatnya dan orang lain juga mendapat peluang jika

mereka ada kemampuan.

Sebaliknya Anwar, katanya apabila menubuh partinya melantik isterinya

sebagai Presiden, sebagai calon di Permatang Pauh dan kemudian menyuruh

isterinya melepaskan kawasan untuk ditandinginya.

"Tidak ada bukti adanya pertandingan untuk jawatan penasihat parti yang

disandang olehnya. Dia juga memilih anaknya untuk menjadi calon dalam pilihan

raya.

"Sekarang isterinya jadi presiden parti dan anaknya jadi naib presiden

parti. Kawannya juga jadi timbalan. Parti Keadilan adalah milik Anwar Ibrahim,"

katanya.

"Jika anak dan isteri Anwar boleh menjadi politikus, apakah anak saya tak

boleh berniaga sendiri tanpa difitnah oleh Anwar?

"Kenapa begitu takut bersumpah jika jenayah liwat tidak dilakukan. Berani

kerana benar, takut kerana salah – demikian pepatah Melayu," katanya.

-- BERNAMA

NJ MOK RHM

Follow @YahooMalaysia on LINE for daily sports updates.

Loading...

LATEST SPORTS NEWS

Most Popular

  • Liverpool fans need to stay calm for run-in, says Suarez Reuters
    Liverpool fans need to stay calm for run-in, says Suarez

    (Reuters) - Luis Suarez has told Liverpool fans to stay calm as the Premier League club attempts to overcome the pressure of the title run-in and clinch their first championship in 24 years. The Uruguayan striker, whose 29 league goals have underpinned Liverpool's challenge, admitted he cannot bring himself to follow the climax to the season through the media. "Winning the title would be very special but we can't think about that yet." Suarez paid tribute to Brendan Rogers, who will be favourite to take the manager of the year title if Liverpool - currently two points clear of second-placed Chelsea - can win their remaining four matches, starting at Norwich City on Sunday. He believes in all of the squad and when you have that belief from your boss then it's easier to perform at your best." Suarez's strike partner, Daniel Sturridge, is available for the trip to Carrow Road but is far from certain to make the starting line-up.

  • Bale stunner claims Cup win for Real over Barca Reuters
    Bale stunner claims Cup win for Real over Barca

    Gareth Bale raced away to score a stunning late winner as Real Madrid made light of the absence of top scorer Cristiano Ronaldo to beat arch-rivals Barcelona 2-1 to win a riveting King's Cup final on Wednesday. Wales winger Bale, who joined Real for a world record fee in the close season, galloped down the left wing into the penalty area in the 85th minute at Valencia's Mestalla stadium and slipped the ball superbly between the legs of Barca goalkeeper Jose Manuel Pinto. Angel Di Maria had put Real ahead in the 11th minute in the 228th meeting between the two sides when he finished off a swift break with a low shot that Pinto could only palm into the net before Marc Bartra headed in from Xavi's corner in the 68th to make it 1-1.

  • Mata: Don't blame Moyes for lacklustre Manchester United season Goal.com
    Mata: Don't blame Moyes for lacklustre Manchester United season

    The Spaniard gives his backing to the former Everton boss while also revealing that, when signing for the club, he was given assurances that several other players would be bought

  • Bale hails perfect night after King's Cup winner Reuters
    Bale hails perfect night after King's Cup winner

    Gareth Bale hailed a "perfect night" after his stunning winner for Real Madrid against Barcelona in Wednesday's King's Cup final, his first trophy since moving to Spain for a record fee in the close season. The Wales winger sprinted from the halfway line into the penalty area five minutes from time at the Mestalla in Valencia before slipping the ball brilliantly between the legs of Barca goalkeeper Jose Manuel Pinto to seal a 2-1 victory. "It was a perfect night," Bale told reporters. "It is great to win trophies and I am very happy to have won my first title with Real Madrid," added the 24-year-old.

  • Barca's Neymar and Alba out for up to a month Reuters
    Barca's Neymar and Alba out for up to a month

    A nightmare eight days for Barcelona was compounded on Thursday when forward Neymar and defender Jordi Alba were ruled out for up to a month with foot and thigh muscle injuries respectively. Brazil international Neymar has a bruise on his left foot which has caused a build-up of fluid while Spain left back Alba has a strain in his right thigh, Barca said on their website (www.fcbarcelona.es). The injuries were sustained during Wednesday's King's Cup final defeat to Real Madrid, with Neymar sidelined for about four weeks and Alba for three to four weeks, leaving them in a race to regain fitness before the end of the season. If they recover within the estimated timeframe, they should return for Barca's final La Liga match at home to current league leaders Atletico Madrid on May 18, the club added.

  • Real Madrid fans jam streets to celebrate Cup win AFP News
    Real Madrid fans jam streets to celebrate Cup win

    Thousands of cheering Real Madrid fans welcomed their team back to the Spanish capital early Thursday after winning the Copa del Rey with a 2-1 victory over arch rivals Barcelona. Supporters, many wrapped in the club's flag, cheered as the squad arrived at Madrid's central Cibeles Square, the traditional home for raucous Real Madrid victory celebrations, in a white open-topped bus with the word "champions" written in black letters on its sides. Fans applauded Real goalkeeper and captain Iker Casillas as, following tradition, he leant over the side of the bus and wrapped a Madrid insignia and club scarf around the statue of the Roman goddess that adorns a fountain in the square. "Winning the cup is fantastic, winning against Barcelona is even better," said Ezequiel Munoz, a 20-year-old student who came to the square with a group of friends after the match.

1 / 17
Fantasy Football