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File photo of Anwar Ibrahim arriving at the Penang High Court ahead of the hearing his defamation suit against the New Straits Times on January 9, 2017. — Picture by KE OoiFile photo of Anwar Ibrahim arriving at the Penang High Court ahead of the hearing his defamation suit against the New Straits Times on January 9, 2017. — Picture by KE OoiKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 25 — PKR de facto leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he will cooperate with Putrajaya’s task force to investigate the huge losses suffered by Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) due to foreign exchange trade in 1990s.

Anwar, who is also a former Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister in the 1990s, was quoted in The Star as saying that he had no objection to the probe.

“I have no objection, I will cooperate,” he was quoted saying.

Anwar also pointed out that he had called for a Royal Commission of Inquiry of the matter previously.

Former chief secretary to the government, Tan Sri Mohd Sidek Hassan is heading a special task force formed by Putrajaya to investigate the matter.

Anwar is currently serving a five-year jail term after being convicted of sodomy in 2015.

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