1. REPLICA AS REPLACEMENT FOR COLLAPSED TUSAN BEACH ‘HORSE HEAD’
LAWAS: Sarawak Minister of Transport Datuk Lee Kim Shin has assured that his ministry will conduct an in-depth investigation on the actual cause of the collapse of Tusan Beach’s most iconic natural feature, the ‘horse drinking water’ cliff.
When met by the reporter after the launch of GPS Lawas Zone earlier today, Lee then suggested that an artificial monument be built to replace the collapse one.
Meanwhile, acknowledging that the replica would never replace the original one, Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Sebastian Ting wanted to commemorate the natural treasure which was much appreciated by Mirians and tourists alike.
He was informed that there were strong winds as well as high tide on Thursday night when the formation was believed to have crumbled.
2. GPS SERIOUS ABOUT IMPLEMENTING SIBU URBAN RENEWAL PLAN
SIBU: Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) government is serious about implementing the Urban Renewal Plan for Sibu under the 12th Malaysia Plan (2021-2025).
Minister of Local Government and Housing Dato Sri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the plan not only covers Bukit Assek areas but the whole of Sibu, including Sibu Jaya.
To ensure that the plan will be carried out effectively, Sim said they had appointed Dato Chieng Buong Toon as advisor for the Sibu Urban Renewal Plan.
As such, Dr Sim reminded all councilors to work collectively and ensure the success of the Sibu Urban Renewal Plan.
3. DARUL HUSNA MOSQUE, ROAD PROJECTS IN SIBU JAYA TO COMPLETE ON SCHEDULE
SIBU: The RM25.8 million Darul Husna Mosque and two road projects costing RM9 million in Sibu Jaya are progressing well and expected to complete on schedule.
Local Government and Housing Minister Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the mosque and the two roads leading to Sibu Jaya are expected to be ready next year.
He added, these three projects, which were on open tender basis will greatly benefit the people in Sibu Jaya.