Muzakarah programme addresses public issues

James Kon

Some 190 villagers under Mukim Berakas ‘B’ attended a Muzakarah programme organised by the Information Department at the community hall of Jalan 77, RPN Kampong Lambak Kanan yesterday.

Acting Director of Information Mawardi bin Haji Mohammad said the session allows government agencies and grassroots’ leaders to deliver and clarify public issues as well as share official information from the government.

He revealed that since 2015, the Information Department has conducted the programme in 10 mukims. “Alhamdulillah, the majority of the issues raised during the programme were addressed by the government agencies.”

Yesterday’s programme discussed 30 issues that were agreed upon together with penghulus and villages heads including infrastructure, public facilities, welfare, social and security issues and economic. Representatives from government agencies were present to address the issues.

Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Ali bin Pengiran Maon, who is also the Penghulu of Mukim Berakas ‘B’ said, “We received over 100 suggestions and complaints. After assessing the questions, 30 questions will be addressed during the programme while the others will be addressed in written form.”

ABOVE & BELOW: Photos show Legislative Council member Yang Berhormat Pengiran Haji Ali bin Pengiran Maon and Acting Director of Information Mawardi bin Haji Mohammad during the dialogue session. PHOTO: JAMES KON