Tag: RM1 billion
Wan Ahmad Wan Omar disputes figure by youth and sports minister, says cost will be RM750 million at the most.
Finance ministry says any repair works for the schools should be offered by open tender to ensure transparency
Kota Sentosa assemblyman Chong Chieng Jen says the issue has reached a 'deadlock' because the Sarawak government wants to spend the money according to its own way.
He says the Sarawak government had to interfere in the issue due to the bad condition of many schools in the state.
The higher the value of the award, the more important it is for factors such as gifts to be excluded from the final decision-making.
The home minister says appropriate legal action must be taken following police revelations that some RM1 billion worth of items were seized in raids linked to Najib Razak.
However, the former Umno Youth chief cautioned against preempting police investigations on the matter.
Chief Minister Abang Johari says water from the four major dams in Sarawak, namely, Batang Ai, Bakun, Murum and Baleh, would be used to channel clean water to interior residents.
Empowering the state to manage the allocation will prevent delays and leakages of funds, says Assistant Minister of Education and Technological Research Annuar Rapaee.