Nazir's pointed call for 'Truth. Next exit'

PETALING JAYA - A cryptic message expressing hope that Malaysians will soon get the "Truth" they have been deprived of has been posted by banker Nazir Razak on his Instagram account.

Posting an image of a sign board bearing the words, "Truth. Next exit", the younger brother of Prime Minister Najib Razak wrote under it: "I hope so. Our institutions must get us there quickly. Malaysians feeling truth-deprived, depressing and divisive. After truth we can find reconciliation."

Datuk Seri Nazir has been actively speaking out on the 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) controversy.

In May, he had slammed 1MDB's top executives for failing to turn up for a hearing by the Public Accounts Committee. They have now said they will attend the hearings.

Mr Nazir had also questioned the state investor's lateness in beginning its March 2015 audit.

More recently, he has been linked with the setting up of a non-governmental organisation - with like-minded individuals such as Global Movement of Moderates chief Saifuddin Abdullah - over concerns regarding Malaysia's present socio-political landscape.


A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 30, 2015, with the headline 'Nazir's pointed call for 'Truth. Next exit''. Print Edition | Subscribe