Environment Ministry: Nearly RM1m distributed to finance projects under National Water Endowment Fund

Published date28 May 2022
Publication titleMalay Mail Online

A total of RM930,978 collected under the National Water Endowment Fund has been distributed to finance 23 small scale water supply projects nationwide between December 2020 and May 15 this year.

Deputy Minister of Environment and Water, Datuk Mansor Othman said Kelantan received RM332,281, the highest allocation from the fund to finance seven projects followed by Pahang (RM248,175) for five projects.

In addition, he said, three projects were implemented in Selangor involving RM102,652, three projects in Kedah (RM102,343), three projects in Perak (RM100,750), and one project in Johor (RM34,776) and one project in Negri Sembilan (RM10,000).

'A total of 19 projects are still being implemented which are expected to be completed between next month and this July which will benefit over 12,000 residents nationwide who have been facing water supply issues.

'These projects specifically serve the communities needing water supply and we co-operate with the National Water Services Commission (SPAN) in the matter,' he said.

He said this to reporters after visiting a water endowment project in Kampung...

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