PBB Tebedu calls on authorities to speed up upgrading of Tebedu CIQS

The Tebedu border checkpoint. - file pic

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By Jacob Achoi

SERIAN, May 9: Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Tebedu wants the authorities to hasten the development and upgrading of infrastructure at the Customs, Immigration, Quarantine and Security (CIQS) border checkpoint in Tebedu as well as to be more aggressive in activating industrial activities.

This was among the five resolutions passed by the party’s branch during its triennial general meeting (TGM) at Kg Pichin yesterday.


The closing of the TGM was officiated at by PBB secretary-general Dato Sri Alexander Nanta Linggi.

The party also resolved that the development and upgrading of facilities such as those related to the Fire and Rescue Department (Bomba), clinics and public facilities in Tebedu that has been promised during the time of Barisan Nasional (BN), but scrapped by Pakatan Harapan be continued in view of Tebedu being elevated into a full district.

The other resolutions passed are that the party has agreed that the post of PBB president be uncontested, and so too the two deputy presidents post.

“PBB Tebedu branch has passed a resolution that the posts of PBB president and the two deputy presidents be uncontested.

“PBB Tebedu branch also has full confidence in the leadership of Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri Abang Johari Run Openg to lead the party (as president) and as Premier of Sarawak,” the branch said.

Nanta, who is also Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) secretary-general called on party members to be united and make the party relevant.

He said party members should have the common objective of strengthening the party.

“We need to stay relevant and stronger (sic) to be politically strong and stable to fight for our rights under the Malaysian Agreement 1963 (MA63),” he pointed out.

Among those present were Tebedu assemblyman Dr Simon Sinang Bada, Bukit Semuja assemblyman John Illus and former Tebedu assemblyman Datuk Amar Michael Manyin Jawong. — DayakDaily