TYT sees multiracial Sarawak civil service as no hindrance to region’s progress, says Public Service Commission chairwoman

The Span delegation led by Sabariah (second left) paying a courtesy call on Taib (third left) and Raghad (third right) at Taib's residence on Tuesday (March 7, 2023). Photo: Sarawak Information Department

KUCHING, March 9: Head of State Tun Pehin Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud sees no issue with the Sarawak civil service which is made up of various races.

Sarawak Public Service Commission (Span) chairwoman Datu Dr Sabariah Putit told reporters this when met after Span’s courtesy call on Taib and his wife Toh Puan Datuk Patinggi Raghad Kurdi Taib at their residence in Demak Jaya on Tuesday (March 7).

She also said Taib is grateful and proud of Sarawak’s development and progress today as compared to the situation in the past.

“He (Taib) feels that there is no issue with Sarawak despite it being made up of different races in ensuring that Sarawak’s public services are well taken care of and supporting the mandate of the Sarawak government and its direction which is led by the Premier,” she said.

The Span delegation paying courtesy call on Taib and Raghad at their residence on Tuesday (March 7, 2023). Photo: Sarawak Information Department

According to a news report by Sarawak Information Department, Sabariah also gave assurance that the efforts, hopes and mandates placed on Span would be well implemented.

“With a firm mandate and support, we can perform our responsibilities to ensure that public servants are appointed based on meritocracy with good attitude, skills and knowledge,” she added.

Also present during the visit were Span deputy chairman Alexander Unya and other Span members, namely Datuk Chaiti Bolhassan, Datuk Nicholas Sia, Datuk Simoi Peri, Abdul Rahman Sebli, Dr Robert Menua, Yussibnosh Balo, Alexander Vincent, and Liew Jiu Ming. — DayakDaily