LAWAS - Everything possible is being done to resolve Sarawak’s native customary rights (NCR) on land issue that is affecting the indigenous communities, says Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak.
The Federal Government was doing its part by contributing some RM100mil for the survey of NCR land in Sarawak and Sabah, the Prime Minister said.
“This is being done. It is work in progress and the results will come,” he said at a meet-the-people session here yesterday.
Najib was in Sarawak’s northernmost district, which borders Sipitang, Sabah, to drum up support for the Barisan Nasional candidate for Ba’kelalan, Willie Liau.
Liau is facing PKR incumbent Baru Bian.
Najib said the Opposition could no longer harp on the NCR land issue as it was being resolved by Barisan.
He said more than 730,000ha of such land had been surveyed so far.
“This is what happens when there is a close working relationship between the state and the Federal Government. We get things done,” he said.
Najib said Tan Sri Adenan Satem had proven his mettle as Chief Minister by successfully implementing 53 policies just two years into office.
On the other hand, Najib said the Opposition was fractious and bent on serving