MIRI (October 21): The continued support of the rural population to the Gabungan Party Sarawak (GPS) is essential to ensure that Telang Usan constituency continues to progress under the state government’s latest rural development program.
Stating this, Telang Usan assembly member Dennis Ngau said that based on the 2022 state budget, the state government places a strong emphasis on rural development.
“In the state budget for next year, a total of RM4.803 billion has been allocated for rural development.
“Thus, 64% of the total development expenditure for next year’s budget will be allocated to the implementation of various rural infrastructure projects and people-centered programs, which will include the fund to carry out the rural transformation agenda for next year, ”he said. in his speech when he officiated Tuesday at the newly completed community hall project at Kampung Daleh Long Pelutan @ Long Miri in Ulu Baram.
Dennis therefore urged his constituents to continue giving their strongest support to Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
“We need to keep Telang Usan constituency under the radar of state leaders because we need more development in our rural constituency.
“I urge our people to look at the reality of life and politics and choose to support GPS and the leadership of the Chief Minister.”
He pointed out that since 2015 until now, more than 200 people-centered projects have been implemented and approved for Telang Usan constituency.
These projects, he added, ranging from community halls, village roads, drains, JKKK village activity centers and women’s offices, recreation centers, improvement of places of worship, the construction of piers and boardwalks and many others were intended for the welfare of the community of all. villages in Telang Usan constituency.
On the new RM 430,000 community hall, he suggested that it be named after Penghulu Uyong Luhat, the pioneering longhouse leader in the 1800s.
In the same function, he announced a RM20,000 Minor Rural Project (MRP) grant to the Village Security and Development Committee (JKKK) of Kampung Daleh Long Pelutan @ Long Miri.
In addition to this, he also approved a sum of RM 10,000 each in MPRP grant to the JKKK of Kampung Uma Bawang Kaman and Kampung Uma Bawang Kiri.
He also announced another MRP grant of RM 10,000 to the Kampung Daleh Pelutan Youth Association to build a sepak takraw court next to the village community hall.
The village chief Tingang Pahang was also present.