Masing: No tolerance for excuses and red tape in project delivery

The Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg (third right) are seen browsing the JKR DasH as the first user after the launching ceremony yesterday, while Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar James Jemut Masing (third left), Minister of Local Government and Housing Dato Sri Sim Kui Hian (left), Minister of Education, Science and Technological Research Dato Sri Michael Manyin (second right), Minister in the Chief Minister's Department (Integrity and Ombudsman) Datuk Talib Zulpilip (right), Assistant Minister of Infrastructure and Ports Development Datuk Julaihi Narawi (second left) and the others look on.

KUCHING, March 7: Sarawak government will not tolerate any excuses or red tape in its efforts to deliver infrastructure development projects that would benefit the people throughout the state, said Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Datuk Amar James Jemut Masing.

According to Masing, in order to materialise the vision of making Sarawak a developed state by 2030, massive infrastructure development is currently being implemented such as the Coastal and Second Trunk Road and numerous other ‘Projek Rakyat’.

Masing said that in the Sarawak government’s efforts to build development infrastructure, problems and obstacles will always arise, and should not be the excuses to delay the works.

“Therefore, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Port Development (MIPD) Sarawak will continue to work together with the Public Works Department (JKR) to find a solution for the problems that arise.

“This government will not tolerate any excuses or appreciate any red tape being placed in the path of our delivery system,” said Masing when attending to the 138th Anniversary of JKR yesterday.

He assured that the the infrastructure development for Sarawak will continue to be implemented, regardless of whether he is still part of the state administration or by the next Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) administration. —DayakDaily.

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