hike for JKKK members, assures Pairin
SIPITANG, August 26 (Daily Express) --
Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Seri Joseph Pairin Kitingan
assured of an increase in allowance for members of the Village
Development and Security Committees (JKKKs) soon.
members will enjoy an increased allowance soon, as accorded
to other community leaders," he said while closing
an economic development planning course at the State Library
Pairin, who is
also Rural Development Minister, also assured that the Government
would continue to focus on poverty eradication efforts under
the 9th Malaysia Plan.
In this respect,
he urged the rural communities to participate in the various
development programmes planned by the Government with a
resolution to improve their living standard, by working
closely with the various government departments and agencies.