Luyang Receives Project Allocation of RM284.3 Million
Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister's Department Jimmy Wong said the Luyang election constituency was allocated RM284.3 million under for nine projects in the Third Round Plan of the 11th Malaysia Plan by the Federal Government for two project categories.
The project includes building a multi-storey car park at Foh Sang at a cost of RM38 million under the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, building a Sabah Dental Centre at a cost of RM31.2 million under the Ministry of Health Malaysia, building an Administration Building, Multipurpose Hall and an Auditorium at the Phase 2 of the Institut Pendidikan Guru (IPG) in Kampus at a cost of RM867 million under the Ministry of Education project and the fully replace the SM Sains Sabah at Bukit Padang with a cost of RM742 million under the Ministry of Education.
Wong said the status of the four projects is currently in its pre-implementation stages.
Another project in the pipeline is the flood mitigation plan program of Sg. Rampayan and S. Manggatal at a cost of RM36 million under the Ministry of Natural Resources project. The project status is in the implementation stage.
Wong said this on behalf of Chief Minister Datuk Seri Shafie Apdal in response to Luyang Assemblyman Phoong Jin Zhe's inquiry to the Chief Minister on whether the government could list major projects that have been decided and will Luyang see basic infrastructure and private projects such as hotels and condominiums, to name a few, take off as planned.
On the infrastructure projects, Wong said that for this year until May 8, 2018, there were 22 small infrastructure projects from the Federal Government implemented in the Luyang State constituency with a cost of RM2.6 million.
Among the projects are the maintenance of premix roads at Kg Bary Luyang (RM500,000), upgrading of land trenches to concrete drains at Kg Baru Luyang (RM100,000), building a new gabion at Kg Kopungit (RM150,000), building a roof for the basketball court at Sekolah Seri Insan (RM500,000) and installation of barrier rails around the area outside Taman BDC Luyang (RM300,000).