Proposed Policy Reform A DAP Ploy To Divert Attention - PBB Youth

KUCHING, July 11 (Bernama) -- The DAP's call for the adoption of the 10-Point Policy Reform by the Sarawak government is a ploy to divert the support of the people from Chief Minister Tan Sri Adenan Satem, said the Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) Youth.

The PBB Youth said it was also aimed at diverting the people's attention from internal strife in Pakatan Rakyat in the peninsula.

"The DAP is bankrupt of ideas and is seeking publicity long before the state election. They are under siege due to positive response from opposition supporters garnered by the state administration," PBB Youth said in a statement Friday.

On Monday, state DAP chairman and Kuching MP Chong Chieng Jen called for policy reforms following Adenan's 100 days in office.

The PBB Youth said Chong should voice matters related to good governance, policies and Adenan's performance in the State Legislative Assembly or Parliament, instead of in public.

On the proposed three-bedroom flats for middle and low income earners cited as one of the reform, the PBB Youth said the government had started building such units in the People's Housing Scheme which could be acquired through direct purchase or rental.

On raising English proficiency among students, the PBB Youth said various programmes had been implemented, including the English Literacy and Numeracy Programme and OPS-English Programme in 143 schools, apart from engaging Fulbright English Teaching Assistants throughout the state.


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