MUAR, Mar 10 – Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak today described the promises made by the opposition parties for every general election as empty promises because they were never fulfilled, including the promise to solve the water crisis in Selangor.
On the contrary, the prime minister said the Barisan Nasional’s (BN) promise to solve the people’s problems had been successfully fulfilled with the implementation of various development projects for the benefit of the people.
“Don’t be swayed by their promises because chances are it’s just empty promises. Look at the promises made by Selangor government. What is the biggest woe in Selangor now?
“Right now, two million people in Selangor are experiencing water supply disruption, low water pressure and bad quality of water,” he said when opening the BN Youth and Puteri machineries gathering at the National Advanced Youth Skills Institute in Pagoh today.
At the same time, Najib, who is also BN chairman, said the BN government had also implemented various projects for the people, including the construction of affordable houses which were sold at much lower prices than those offered by the opposition-led Selangor and Penang governments.
Najib, who is also Finance Minister, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF), in its recent report also agreed that Malaysia is on the right track towards achieving high-income status.
The BN chairman also described opposition’s Pakatan Harapan as a hypocritical pact following the statements made by its leaders who were once leaders of Umno and BN.
“Why be a hypocrite? When they were in Umno, they used to call their (current) allies as chauvinist, anti-Malays and anti-Islam. Yes, they said so, we have the recordings. They used to badmouth the leaders of that party, now they are sleeping together,” Najib added. — Bernama