Kota Marudu Member of Parliament

Rapid Growth In Kota Marudu, Many Development Projects By Government - Ongkili

KOTA MARUDU - Located about 120 kilometres from Kota Kinabalu, the Kota Marudu district has seen rapid growth with various development projects implemented by the government.

Energy, Green Technology and Water Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Maximus Ongkili said the people in this district had benefited from the rapid development including housing.

"The economic development, specifically in Kota Marudu town, is more consistent and planned, with 1,234 shops, including 425 which have obtained the occupancy certificate, 229 still in the process of construction, 463 which have been approved but not yet built, and 117 still waiting for approval," he said.

Ongkili, who in also the MP for Kota Marudu, was speaking at the opening of the 31st annual general meeting of the Tandek Parti Bersatu Sabah (PBS) division, here, today.

He said housing projects were also being implemented, especially under the Hardcore Poor Housing Programme (PPRT).

"The government has planned for the construction of 2,589 houses for the people of Kota Marudu who are eligible for the units.

"To date, 638 have been built and occupied, while 1,148 are being constructed and another 803 in the process of being approved," he said, adding that the total number included 420 units under the People's Housing Project (PPR).

In addition, Ongkili said, there were 360 houses to be built by PR1MA Corporation Malaysia (PR1MA) in Kampung Pekan Lama, Kota Marudu.

Meanwhile, Ongkili who is also PBS deputy president, called on the party members to remember the party's struggle and ensure that it remained relevant and acceptable to the people of Sabah.



Source - Bernama