Mindef lost RM258m in land swap deal with Syed Mokhtar — sources

KUALA LUMPUR (Feb 22): The Ministry of Defence (Mindef) allegedly lost RM258 million by selling the Royal Malaysian Air Force base in Kinrara, Puchong at a 34% discount to tycoon Tan Sri Syed Mokhtar Albukhary in a politically motivated land swap deal, said sources contacted by The Edge Financial Daily yesterday.