KUALA LUMPUR: Newly-appointed Housing and Local Government Minister Zuraida Kamaruddin pledged to deliver substantive improvements and ideas through the ministry.
The Ampang member of parliament said it would be an opportunity for her to delve into policies and implementations under the jurisdiction of the ministry.
“A balanced housing opportunities in urban areas for the Bumiputera, the minority rights, indigenous community and foreign nationals should be prioritised so that they live in comfortable homes.
“I would want to see an immediate reformation on safe and gender-friendly services to ensure town management and local council affairs are handled professionally.
“Community empowerment will also be given priority in line with the rapid change in the country. I’m grateful to be appointed as the cabinet minister,” said the PKR Wanita chief in a statement today.