Dr Sim: Sarawak govt contributes RM59 mln to rebuild dilapidated Chinese schools since 2020

Datuk Amar Dr Sim Kui Hian
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By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, June 14: The Sarawak government has contributed RM59 million to the rebuilding of dilapidated Chinese schools across Sarawak since 2020.

According to a reel made by Minister of Public Health, Housing and Local Government Minister Dato Sri Dr Sim Kui Hian, two Chinese primary schools have since opened for enrollment after its successful relocation.

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The schools mentioned by Dr Sim are SJKC Kai Nang which has successfully relocated from Sibu to Kota Samarahan and SJKC Chiaw Nan, which has successfully relocated from Marudi from Miri, having received a government financial assistance of RM6 million and RM5 million, respectively.

He said that the financial assistance was first provided in 2020, beginning with Chinese middle schools, with RM8 million allocated in 2020, RM10 million in 2021, RM12 million in 2022, and RM12 million in 2023.

“I am very grateful to Sarawak Premier Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Tun Openg for funding the Chinese (dilapidated) schools after funding the Chinese middle school in 2020,” said Dr Sim and added that the Chinese schools in Sarawak welcomes all races for enrolment. — DayakDaily

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