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Auditor Kecam Kerajaan Sendiri
By Kapal Berita
3/11/2000 6:46 pm Fri
Ringkasnya terdapat kepincangan. Sebenarnya semua pegawai
kerajaan tahu apa yang sebenarnya berlaku. Setiap projek
selalunya mesti dirancang mengikut telunjuk politik dari
pihak tertentu. Lihat sahaja projek Bakun - memang sudah
gagal mengikut kajian pakar Alam Sekitar kerajaan sendiri,
tetapi mereka terpaksa tutup fakta negatif kerana menteri
punya hal. Tidak perlu menuding jari kepada pegawai kerajaan,
kerana politik sudah mengotori perkhidmatan.
LAPURAN AG KUTUK KERAJAAN SENDIRI
Menurut A-G, belanja RM343 juta untuk mempromosi industri
pelancungan tidak mengenai sasaran. Sebaliknya banyak
aktiviti yang menyerlahkan kelemahan.
Antara kekurangan tersebut ialah:
Hasil pemantauan mendapati
NOV 1, 2000
$159 million on tourism not well spent
The Auditor slams poor products and airline services
In a report, it said the activities carried out by the government had many
weaknesses, The Sun reported.
These include poor tourism products, poor airline services, poor
advertising and lack of coordination when implementing marketing
Audit officers visited 47 tourism spots and found many were dirty,
abandoned or lacked adequate transport facilities.
One example is the Terachi Cultural Village in Kuala Pilah, Negri Sembilan,
built at a cost of RM1 million, which could not attract entrepreneurs to
provide basic facilities.
Another is the Orang Asli Activity Centre in Cameron Highlands, which was
meant to showcase native culture but is now a guesthouse.
The report suggested that related government agencies should study the
viability of a tourism spot before undertaking development work there.
They should also maintain the facility well so it would not be abandoned or
The report highlighted the problem of too few flights and the inadequate
number of seats on airlines operating to Malaysia, compared with those
going to Singapore and Thailand.
It was found that the reason for the shortage of flights was that the 17
airlines operating to Singapore and Thailand did not provide flights to
Another reason was that the 27 airlines flying to Malaysia provided only
155 flights a week, compared with 488 to Singapore and 436 to Thailand.
The report was optimistic that a Transport Ministry committee, set up to
study traffic at the KL International Airport, would come up with several
ideas to improve the situation.