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KPKT Invests RM60.1 million in Sarawak’s Sentuhan Kasih Programme

KUCHING – The Local Government Development Ministry (KPKT) has announced an allocation of RM60.1 million for the Sentuhan Kasih programme in Sarawak for the current year.

According to BERNAMA News Agency, the Kuching South City Council has received RM661,970 from this allocation. This fund is designated for the repair of the drainage system and pedestrian walkways at Taman BDC. Additionally, RM150,000 has been allocated to the Kuching North City Council to upgrade pedestrian walkways at India Street.

Minister Nga Kor Ming stated that this investment will facilitate 360 projects aimed at enhancing and maintaining public infrastructure across the state. The primary goal of these initiatives is to ensure the comfort and safety of Sarawak’s residents. Nga shared these details during his visit to oversee the drainage and pedestrian walkway project at Taman BDC, India Street, and Residensi Bintawa Waterfront, which coincided with the inauguration of the Asajaya Fire and Rescue Station.

Nga emphasized that KPKT, through the Local Government Department (JKT), is committed to collaborating with local authorities across Malaysia. This partnership aims to actualize development plans and elevate the quality of services and the general well-being of the population.