Masing looks forward to working with Baru

Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing

KUCHING, July 2: State Minister of Infrastructure Development and Transportation Tan Sri Dr James Jemut Masing looks forward to working with Works Minister Baru Bian, who was sworn in this morning.

Masing, who is also deputy chief minister, said he was pleased to receive news of the state Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) chief’s appointment to the Federal Cabinet.

“I am very pleased to note that a local Sarawakian MP from the rural constituency of Selangau, who is also state assemblyman of Ba’Kelalan, has been appointed Minister of Works, Malaysia.

“He would understand the need and the urgency to build more infrastructure in rural Sarawak.

“I am looking forward to work with him to build roads and bridges in Sarawak to allow rapid development in the rural areas,” said Masing in a statement, before congratulating Baru on his appointment. — DayakDaily