KUALA LUMPUR, Oct 4 2011 (Bernama) -- The 2012 Budget speech by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Friday in Parliament besides being broadcast live on local television stations will also be streamed live via the Malaysian Treasury's portal.
A Finance Ministry statement said this was to enable Internet users to follow the live telecast of the speech.
The live telecast of the speech which starts at 4pm can be accessed in Bahasa Malaysia and English by surfing the Malaysian Treasury portal at http://www.treasury.gov.my.
The speech text of the Budget 2012 and Economic Report 2011/2012 can also be downloaded from the portal concerned an hour after Najib, who is also Finance Minister, had tabled the 2012 Budget.
Acording to the statement, the Budget 2012 speech can also be accessed through mobile web http://www.treasury.gov.my/bagetmobile, RSS link at http://www.treasury.gov.my and linking through agencies' web pages under the Finance Ministry such as Royal Malaysian Customs Department, Bank Negara Malaysia, Securities Commission and Inland Revenue Board.