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he state has slammed the sex videopurportedly eaturing Selangor Economic Advisor Datuk SeriAnwar Ibrahim as shameul and damaging to both the Muslimaith and unity.“Tis act is ethically wrong, it goes against the teaching o any religion that emphasises justice, peace and goodwill,” saidan Sri Khalid Ibrahim aer chairing Wednesday’s executivecouncillor meeting.Te Menteri Besar also questioned the “moral tness” o theindividuals behind the creation o the video who have admittedto keeping, watching and showing it to others.Khalid said while these individuals claimed to representMuslims in the country, the actions were both desperate andpolitically motivated to garner support rom Malay voters.“But I am sure Malays are smarter than this and would notbe taken in by this slanderous act,” he said.Khalid also called on the police to carry out a transparentand impartial investigations.Meanwhile, ormer Malacca Chie Minister an Sri Rahimamby Chik, businessperson Datuk Shazryl Eskay Abdullah,and Perkasa treasurer Datuk Shuib Lazim have admittedto showing the sex video to journalists at Carcosa Seri Negaraon Monday.According to the three, the moniker “Datuk ” stood orDatuk rio or Tree Datuks.Te three, who have asked or a royal commission o inquiryto be set up to investigate the video, came out in the open aerSungai Petani Member o Parliament Datuk Johari Abdulexposed their identities at a press conerence on Wednesday.Police have also begun investigations into the sex videoscandal ollowing a report lodged by Anwar on uesday.
Selangor hitsout at sex videoMBPJ slammed formonopolising parking bays
City council sta who park or reeare being accused o depriving the paying public o parking space at New own.“I drive around New own many times because there’sno parking,” said Johan ung.Te Petaling Jaya Residents Association Coalition (Apac)president said he had counted 45 cars with Petaling JayaCity Council (MBPJ) passes and without parking ticketson Wednesday.Speaking at a press conerence at the city council’s oce,ung provided a list o cars and number plates.He also asked reporters to veriy his claims.He said the city council was depriving other workers andresidents o parking or “eight hours”.Furthermore, he is mied that the city council hasreserved the irst loor o a multi-level parking lotsituated behind Standard Chartered bank in Newown.“Te parking bays on the rst foor say ‘khas or MBPJ’.Te city council is making ladies and old people walk thetwo foors,” he said.He was questioning the “privileged” treatment towardsMBPJ sta.Johan claimed that he brought the matter up with anMBPJ councillor seven months ago but had yet to get aresponse.
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Te Selangor StateInvestment Centre (SSIC) is targeting RM10 billion worth o investments orthe state this year aer exceeding theirgoals in 2010.“We achieved RM10 billion in 2010,while our targeted investment or thatyear was RM8 billion,” said SSIC chie executive oicer Datuk MohammadJabar Ahmad Kembali.He announced the new target in aspeech at an appreciation ceremony orocers rom the state’s technical depart-ments at the Shah Alam ConventionCentre on March 21.In his speech, he thanked the techni-cal ocers or ensuring sucient saety,inrastructure, security and strategiclocations or the investors.“We want to ensure that investors
Selangor targetsRM10bil ininvestments for 2011
stay in the state and also add invest-ments,” he said.He related the story o a business tripto France, where a company com-mended Selangor’s short two-week waitor business approval.Te targeted amount o RM10 bil-lion investments this year would beachieved with the approval o ourprojects which are “in the pipeline”,Jabar added.Also at the appreciation ceremonywas Menteri Besar Datuk Seri KhalidIbrahim, who gave a speech and pre-sented plaques to representatives o thestate technical departments.“One o the things that makes Se-langor an investment destination issucient inrastructure or investors,”he said.He also alluded to investment proj-ects worth several billion ringgit like asewerage management project, theKlang River o Lie project, and theunderground MR project.Representatives rom 61 technicaldepartments – comprising local au-thorities, land and district oces, andstate departments – received the ap-preciation awards.“With our eorts to provide serviceor investment approvals, Selangor issure to attract more investors rom boththe manuacturing and service sectors,”Khalid said.he Menteri Besar reminded thetechnical ocers that their knowledgeand expertise should continue to in-crease in order to improve the qualityo their work.Also at the event were state executivecouncillor Datuk Hasan Ali and statesecretary Datuk Mohamad KhusrinMunawi.
Khalidpresentingan awardto PetalingJaya mayorDatukRoslanSakimanwhile Hasanand Khusrinlook on.