Sunday, July 12

4 main thrusts to make Sarawak most developed state in M’sia — Abg Johari


Abang Johari (fourth left) receives a memento from Yussibnosh (fifth right) while (from second left) Dr Sim, Uggah, Fatimah, Abdul Karim and others look on.

MUKAH: The Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) state government has initiated four main polices towards making Sarawak the most developed state in the country through the 12th Malaysia Plan.

Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg said the policies are the development of modern agriculture and the infrastructures; tourism development and its infrastructures; infrastructures such as roads, water supply and bridges; and education in terms of skills training.

“These are the four important sectors in the 12th Malaysia Plan and GPS already has these policies to bring Sarawak forward,” he said at the meeting with the people at Mukah Civic Centre on Tuesday night.

He also said that the economic development in the state would focus on digital economy.

“In the 12th Malaysia Plan, I will emphasise on 5G internet speed,” he said.

He added that GPS leaders would always go to the ground to listen to the voice of the people and to provide them with what they need.

“We want our policies to be efficient and make sure that we can provide what the people need,” he said.

Present at the event were Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas, Minister of Local Government and Housing Datuk Dr Sim Kui Hian; Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Dato Sri Fatimah Abdullah; Minister of Tourism, Art, Culture, Youth and Sports Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah and Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo.