KOTA KINABALU, Nov 10, 2014:
Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman told the State Assembly today that Sabah was allocated RM4.07 billion in the 2015 federal budget for implementation of various projects.
He said RM272.6 million was allocated for the People’s Housing Project in Kota Belud, Kudat and Kampung Ketiau, Putatan.
A total of RM165,585,255 was allocated for construction of rural roads, RM99,250,000 for rural water supply projects and RM578,454,469 for rural electricity supply projects, he said in response to a question from Klias assemblyman Datuk Seri Lajim Ukin.
Musa, who is also Sabah Finance Minister, said RM80,774,000 was allocated for the poverty eradication programme and RM2.9 billion for projects under the Sabah Development Corridor, as well as construction of water treatment plants and installation of pipes in Beaufort.
“Implementation of these projects will improve the quality of life of the Sabah people, especially the rural residents.”