KUCHING: Deputy Chief Minister and Minister of Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development, Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas welcomes a fiery debate on the Land Code Amendment Bill which will be tabled in the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) today.
“Welcome! We have a lot of our Gabungan Parti Sarawak (GPS) State Assembly members who are also fiery fighters,” Uggah told reporters when met at the DUN here yesterday.
He was asked to comment on the debate on the bill which was expected to be fiery.
Uggah will be tabling the Land Code Amendment Bill in the State Legislative Assembly today.
On the proposed amendment of Land Code Bill, he added: “The most important thing is that the government is listening to the people.
“And we are coming up with the bill to solve the problems.
“The Chief Minister is very conscious of the issues and he has directed the committee to solve the problems. How do we solve the problems? You wait for me to table the bill,” he said.
Asked to comment on some non governmental organisations which wanted the bill to be postponed, Uggah said the bill was in the Order Paper on July 11.
According to him, the Land Code Bill Amendment Bill is inclusive of all natives.
“We have Malay and Melanau Ministers who are helping us,” he said.