Tuesday, January 27, 2009

Lim asks Federal Govt to approve RM500m allocation - Malaysiakini

GEORGE TOWN: Penang Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng on Tuesday again called on the Federal Government to approve a RM500mil allocation to the state so that big projects that had already been plannned could be carried out.

“I hope Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi will approve the sum to enable the monorail and Penang Outer Ring Road projects and the Second Penang Bridge, which is underway, to be successfully completed,” he said at the Penang Chinese Town Hall’s Chinese New Year open house here.

He said the projects would be of great benefit to the people of Penang.

Also present were Penang Yang Dipertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas, PCTH chairman Tan Sri Lim Gait Tong, Gerakan president Tan Sri Dr Koh Tsu Koon and Penang MCA chairman Datuk Liow Tiong Lai. -- Bernama

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