KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has approved an allocation of RM1mil for strengthening and stabilising the Sungai Kemensah riverbank near here and other related works, according to Datuk Dr Abd Latiff Ahmad.
The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Special Functions) said the allocation was from the National Disaster Relief Trust Fund (KWABBN) managed by the National Disaster Management Agency (NADMA).
The allocation would be used for making an entrance route, provision of a machinery platform and installation of sheetpiles along a 200-metre stretch to prevent damage to properties of residents living near the river, he said.
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PETALING JAYA: Bantuan Prihatin Rakyat (BPR) financial aid applicants can start checking their eligibility from Saturday (Sept 18), says Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz.
He said some 200,000 citizens will benefit from an allocation of RM240mil.
"This is good news to those who appealed for BPR aid. They can start checking their eligibility from Sept 18 at https://bpr.hasil.gov.my. Payment will start at the end of September, God willing," he wrote in a post on his Twitter account on Friday night (Sept 17).
Based on estimates made by the Finance Ministry, a total of RM6.5bil had been set aside in Budget 2021 for BPR.
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KOTA KINABALU: To commemorate the 58th Malaysia Day, Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob has pledged to allocate more than RM9bil for Sabah and Sarawak as he affirms his government’s commitment to the Malaysia Agreement 1963 (MA63).
In his first official visit to the state as Prime Minister, Ismail Sabri said RM4.66bil will be set aside for Sabah and RM4.47bil for Sarawak.
“It is being channelled under the 12th Malaysia Plan’s (12MP) Rolling Plan 1 for the 2021 development allocation, which will be presented to Parliament on Sept 27.
“This development allocation is one of the highest among the states, a testament to the government’s commitment towards improving the economic growth and prosperity of the people of Sabah and Sarawak.
“WiRead More »