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Develop native lands instead of selling, Ghapur tells owners
Published on: Wednesday, March 18, 2015
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Tawau: Kalabakan MP Datuk Seri Abdul Ghapur Salleh strongly urged the Bumiputera community in his constituency especially those with native title land, not to sell them for instant profit.He said they should develop the land with agriculture, fishery or plantation which is more profitable.

"Don't sell your native title lands for land is a priceless asset to be inherited by the next next generation… Develop your native lands for more profit in long term basis," he said.

He said there are various government agencies providing advice and service for those who want to develop their land.

He was speaking at a Sabah Land Title Services Programme (Pantas) by Land and Surveys Department at Dewan Felda Kalabakan, near here, last Saturday.

Also present were Deputy Director of Land and Survey Department (Development), Yusrie Abdullah, Assistant Chief Director of Land and Survey, Robin Milip and team from the department, Kalabakan Parliament Office and Umno Kalabakan.

He also urged the local community not to ignore the responsibility of providing education for their kids to change their living status.

"As parents, do not leave the task of educating our children on the shoulders of our teachers alone… We must also play our crucial role by become their main thrust for advancement in education," he stated.

He also added that, they are always ready in helping hands to those students with excellent result from his constituency to pursue their studies at higher level.

On development, Ghapur said he will bring more developments in his Kalabakan Parliamentary and among the program to be implemented is People Repairing Home Programme or Program Pembaikan Rumah Rakyat.

Hence, he hoped that the community will be continuously supporting Barisan Nasional (BN) ruling government so that more development is brought to the area.



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