Uproar after RM30 mil allocated for PM home renovation

by | Oct 1, 2021 | NATIONAL, NEWS | 0 comments

Malaysians are in uproar after the government had revealed they allocated RM 30mil for renovations at the Prime Minister’s official residence in Putrajaya.

During a Parliament written reply, the renovation at the Sri Perdana Complex was at 60 per cent completion and was said to be an important one.

They cited that rework was needed for improving safety and ensuring an optimum image of the country for international guests.

But during a time when the pandemic is raging and sucking the nation dry, people are puzzled on how the government could permit the lavish expenditure.

Amid people going hungry and the unemployed not able to make ends meet, the government chose to squander away RM 30 mil of taxpayer’s funds on renovating and refurbishment of the PM’s residence.

Andrew Jacob was in disbelief that the Prime Minister thinks that by renovating, the image of the nation will be uplifted.

He said, “I think between all the politicking, MM2H, mother’s rights and now the 12th Malaysian Plan, the world already has a tarnished image of this beautiful country and an upgraded house will not fix that.”

Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob could have lifted the image of Malaysia with his cabinet by building better international relations.

A fancy residence will not have similar value as capable leaders.

Eric Khor stated that the Malaysian government has no common sense.

“Politicians only know how to spend money but have no idea how to bring in money,” he added.

Muar MP, Syed Saddiq, wrote on his Twitter that it was unnecessary and a waste of money.

Instead of renovations, the money could have helped businesses, the bankrupts and students who can’t afford their university fees.