Monday, November 9, 2009

Special cabinet committee to address East Malaysia indigenous communities issues


KOTA KINABALU: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has agreed to the setting up of a special cabinet committee to address issues relating to the indigenous communities in Sabah and Sarawak.

He said the committee comprising of federal ministers from the two states would look into matters related to challenges faced by Bumiputeras in them and that this was a way for the government look for amicable solutions to integrate the communities concerned in the unity and development of the nation.

"We are rational and moderate. We think of each other. I wish to see issues resolved so as to benefit all quarters.

"So we will have this committee as a means of finding solutions (on outstanding issues)," he said when opening the United Pasokmomogun Kadazandusun Murut Organisation's (UPKO) national convention here today. - Bernama

Jayn : Mr. PM , We Sabahan can live peacefully amongst the many races here, despite the intense politicing by some political parties. Because why? we accept our differences and by not poking into someone else biz/life (too much).

1 comment:

  1. I think amongst other issues relating to Bumiputeras in Sabah is Land issues - traditional and customery rights. I miss the traditional Bajau viliges built along rivers and seafronts.