PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim is scheduled to present the 2023 Budget in the Dewan Rakyat on Feb 24.

Sinar Harian reported that the Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Johari Abdul confirmed the matter adding that three weeks were allocated for the entire process of presenting the 2023 Budget including the debate before it is to be approved.

“Yes, the 2023 Budget will be presented on Feb 24 because previously only a mini budget was presented for service expenses and salary payments.

“Overall, the Budget presentation and debate process including committee matters and policy will take 21 days,” he said on Wednesday (Dec 28).

Johari said the Dewan Rakyat session would start on Feb 13 and last for 29 days.

He said, the first meeting of the 15th Parliament will open with a royal speech by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong.

On Dec 20, the Dewan Rakyat unanimously approved the 2023 Mini Budget and the Consolidated Fund (Accountable Expenditure) Bill 2022.