Malaysia’s Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim did not name a Federal Territories Minister in his Cabinet, leaving the 300-odd ministry’s staff in the dark. They could instead be placed under the Prime Minister’s Department.
To prevent conflict of interest, immediate action should be taken to detach Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan from the Federal Territories Ministry and enable it to operate independently just like any private company.
Anger and frustration over actions of Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad prompt KLites to start online petition to remove him from post.
Veteran town planner Datuk P. Gunasilan takes Federal Territories Minister Khalid Samad to task for gazetting the wrong local plan.
Government documents reveal RM49 million spent to acquire land in Bukit Kiara in 1976 to be turned into National Botanical Gardens – a plan that never materialised.
Despite wide powers, the Kuala Lumpur mayor remains subservient to the Federal Territories Minister and becomes a ‘puppet’ for the government of the day.
Movement highlights failures and ineffective decision-making processes of Kuala Lumpur City Hall, FT Ministry and Yayasan Wilayah Persekutuan.