MIRI: Flight frequency from Miri to Lawas and Limbang might be elevated, following complaints from the general public who stated they discovered it troublesome getting flight tickets throughout the twelfth Sarawak state election.
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong stated the frequency might be elevated starting Dec 11 till Dec 31 involving 307 flights.
“I’ve instructed Mavcom (Malaysian Aviation Commission) to research the state of affairs as a result of we want to enhance the flights (to Lawas and Limbang) and enhance public accessibility from one vacation spot to the opposite,” he stated.
He stated this at a media convention after officiating the Miri Marine Office of the Sarawak Region Marine Department right here on Friday (Dec 3).
On the brand new Sarawak Region Marine Department constructing, Wee stated the RM9mil federal authorities venture which was accomplished in August final yr is provided with the most recent design and furnished with fashionable workplace amenities that may home 40 personnel.
He additionally stated that the Transport Ministry was dedicated to providing the perfect providers and amenities to your complete Malaysian Family.
He additionally stated the federal authorities had accredited the development of a part of the Marine Office jetty in Sarikei costing RM3.6mil.
“The new jetty in Sariket is able to providing a protected and conducive atmosphere able to offering the perfect providers to its prospects and rising monitoring actions for protected navigation within the Sarikei waters,” he stated.
The Election Commission has fastened Dec 18 because the polling day for the Sarawak Election and Dec 6 because the nomination day with early voting set for Dec 14. – Bernama