ACEM

Courtesy Call to the Ministry of Local Government & Housing, Sabah

Date                :      4 March 2021 (Thursday)

Venue              :    MLGH Sabah Office, Wisma Innoprise

Organised by   :  ACEM Sabah

Attended by    :   Ir. Lee Tet Fon, Ir. Joe Primus, Ir. Razalie Sindong, Ir. Wah Kheng Haw, Ir. Benny Song, Ir. Yong Lip Bing, Datuk Ir. Chin Shu Ying, Ir.  Amirul Hisham, Ir. Tan Koh Yon &

                              Ir. Fung Yin Khun

The ACEM Sabah delegates comprising its Branch Chairman, Ir. Lee Tet Fon, and 9 exco members made a courtesy call on YB Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun, in particular to his office in the Ministry of Local Government and Housing.

The engineering consultants in Sabah are disappointed and surprised when various local authorities reject development plans submitted by them. The visit to the minister highlighted the Sabah Town and Country Planning Ordinance that has been in use all along has no statutory restriction on who should be rightful submitting person. Historical cases of engineers submitting, managing projects and successfully obtaining certificate of occupations were emphasized.

The engineering consultants were happy with the outcome of the meeting with the minister assuring the fairness according to the law. The ACEM Sabah delegates thanked the minister and congratulated him on his COVID-19 vaccination earlier that day.