More smiles in
Sabah and Sarawak

More smiles in
Sabah and Sarawak

BARISAN NASIONAL’S MANIFESTO:
The rights of Sabah and Sarawak under the
Malaysia Agreement 1963 will be realised by consensus.
Improving the quality of telecommunications coverage across Sabah and Sarawak with an allocation of RM2 billion.
Providing a special fund for Sabah and Sarawak entrepreneurs under the ‘carve-out and compete’ initiative through the National Development Fund.
Abolishing different price labelling of goods in the Peninsular, Sabah and Sarawak and moving towards the ‘One Nation, One Price’.
Upgrading long-houses in Sarawak and waterhouses in Sabah.
Incorporating more historical facts and perspectives from Sabah and Sarawak to enhance the History subject syllabus.
Establishing an Institute of Native and Indigenous Peoples Studies at Universiti Malaysia Sarawak and Universiti Malaysia Sabah.
Enhancing the weapons capability of security forces stationed in the Eastern Sabah Security Zone (ESSZONE).
Increasing the monitoring of land borders in Sabah and Sarawak through the Border Control Agency Malaysia (AKSEM) and AKSEMNET
Upgrading the Sandakan Airport and building the Mukah and Lawas airports.
Building Customs, Immigration and Quarantine (CIQ) Complexes in Tebedu, Sarawak and Kalabakan, Sabah to increase economic growth and increase border security.
Building the Trans Sabah Gas Pipeline (TSGP) worth RM4.3 billion that will stabilise electricity supply and spur economic growth in Sabah.
Upgrading the Sabah railway track from Halogilat to Tenom.
Strengthening transportation networks and interconnectivity in Sabah and Sarawak by upgrading 12,500 kilometres of rural roads.
Establishing 3 sewerage schemes in Sabah.
Building two Regional Sewage Treatment Plants, Sewerage Pipeline Networks and five Septic Sludge Plants in Sarawak.
Continuing the water subsidy in rural Sabah.
Making a special allocation for the Iban Language Unit of the Sarawak State Education Department and Kadazandusun Language Unit of the Sabah State Education Department that will be used to finance the training of teachers and purchase of instructional aids for the purpose of teaching the Iban and Kadazadusun languages.
Making a special allocation for the Kadazandusun Chair in Universiti Malaysia Sabah (UMS) to stimulate research related to Kadazandusun language, culture and literature.
Increasing the number of officers that are related to Iban and Kadazandusun language services at The Ministry of Education, the Sarawak State Education Department and the Sabah State Education Department to ensure the effective implementation management of the Iban and Kadazandusun languages.
Recognising the Dayak people by creating special programmes and assistance funds involving the surveying of Dayak customary land, Dayak entrepreneurs and the teaching of the Dayak language while at the same time supporting the Sarawak State Government in implementing programmes under the auspices of the Unit for Other Religions (UNIFOR).
Empowering Sabah Bumiputeras by creating special programmes and assistance funds for the surveying of customary land, Sabah Bumiputera entrepreneurs and the teaching of Sabah Bumiputera ethnic languages.