“Owners will be notified to remove it themselves before we schedule a demolition.
Hanoi asked Singapore to provide support in terms of experts in this regard.
Deputy Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Abd Muttalib said KPKT was responsible for providing quality, conducive and affordable housing to meet the needs of the target groups including the vulnerable and PwDs.
"We need to solve the land issues first, for instance there are several schools in Sabah facing such problems… the project tender and contractor are ready, but the project is stalled over land.
MBMB Mayor Datuk Zainal Abu said it demonstrated the local authority’s commitment to protect the site.
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said the government had so far approved an allocation of RM879 million for the project.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said Malaysia also voiced its intention to play its role as a member of the UN-Habitat executive board representing the Asia Pacific so that the country’s involvement in sustainable cities can be prioritised.
“If we follow the World Health Organisation (WHO), a total of 15% of a country’s population is categorised as PwD, so if we calculate according to our population, actually there are about 4.
Chairman of the Special Task Force on Jihad Against Inflation Tan Sri Annuar Musa said the matter was proposed in the task force’s last meeting and was agreed upon by the Cabinet in its meeting yesterday SERDANG (Aug 11): Ministries and government agencies which are renting out their premises to hawkers and petty traders have been instructed to reduce the rents by 10% to 20% starting next month.
Deputy Minister of Housing and Local Government Datuk Seri Dr Ismail Abd Muttalib said the number of housing units allotted for the PwDs was in line with the ministry's policy which sets 1% of all PPR units to be allocated to them.