CM says Sarawak a huge state, deserves more money


Jason Santos

Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg says a big state 'definitely' needs more money for infrastructure. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Irwan Majid, October 14, 2019.

THE amount of land and revenue Putrajaya has gained from Sarawak is not commensurate with the federal funding for the state as laid out in Budget 2020, said Abang Johari Openg.

The chief minister said Sarawak should not be compared with states in the peninsula, as it is vast and has greater infrastructure needs.


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