Selangor Journal
Selangor State Legislative Assembly speaker Ng Suee Lim speaks to the media at the Annexe Building, Selangor State Secretariat Building, Shah Alam, on July 27, 2022. — Picture by FIKRI YUSOF/SELANGORKINI

Selangor Speaker invites state citizens to make RS-1 a success as it benefits all races

By Sheeda Fathil

SHAH ALAM, July 29 — Selangor State Legislative Assembly Speaker Ng Suee Lim hopes the First Selangor Plan (RS-1) can be realised within the next five years.

Ng who is also the Sekinchan state assemblyman said he was confident that the four strategic themes of RS-1 would bring benefits and positive impact to the people in Selangor.

‘I believe that all people including the Malay, Chinese, Indians and others will receive its impact and gets to enjoy all the benefits under RS-1.

“The plan has been tabled and now it is time for us to implement it to the fullest and improve on other aspects that we may have overlooked,” he told Selangorkini.

He said that based on their research and monitoring, Selangor is the first state in the country to table a five-year plan like RS-1.

“Previously we have heard about the 10th, 11th and 12th Malaysia Plan that was implemented by the Federal government but this (RS-1) has proven Selangor’s ability as a forward-thinking state,” he said

On July 27, Menteri Besar Dato’ Seri Amirudin Shari tabled the RS-1, which includes projects and initiatives worth RM212.44 billion, during the Selangor State Legislative Assembly sitting.

Amirudin said that RM92.44 billion was allocated to state-level developmental projects, including the implementation of various incentives to guarantee the welfare of the people.

He said for state-level development, an allocation of RM7.16 billion will be from the state government for the implementation of 262 initiatives under RS-1, while RM34.26 billion involves development projects (allocated) under the state government subsidiaries and RM51.02 billion involves private financing.

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