148 houses of low-income families in Tudan repaired last year through MRP programme

Lee (centre, in blue shirt) inspecting one of the houses in Tudan.

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By Brad Rantayy

MIRI,Jan 2: Senadin assemblyman Datuk Lee Kim Shin is satisfied with works completed under the Minor Rural Project to repair houses for poor Sarawakians (MRP-PPRMS) at Tudan area.

Lee who is also Sarawak Minister of Transport revealed a total of 148 houses had been repaired since 2019 under the MRP-PPRMS within his constituency (Senadin).

The programme is fully funded by the state government, with a one-year allocation of RM1 million for each constituency under Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS).

He disclosed this today while inspecting the project inspection in Tudan.

“The purpose of the visit is to inspect and make sure the project was completed and done accordingly by the contractor and (assess) the house owners’ comment and satisfaction toward the works that have been done,” he said.

For the record, the project specification was done by engineers from Public Works Departments (JKR) and Miri City Council (MCC).

Lee was accompanised on his visit by engineers and the contractors concerned.

All recipients of this project were registered under the B40 category with the Welfare Department.

The selection of the houses to be repaired was based on the urgency of the repairs required.

The scope of works included changing rooftops, repairing house walls, staircases and wooden floors, and painting. — DayakDaily