KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak hopes the RM400,000 in aid to repair eight national-type Chinese primary schools (SJKC) in Kuala Selangor will benefit the students. “(We) have disbursed RM400,000 in building repair aid to eight national Chinese schools in Kuala Selangor. I hope the aid will greatly benefit students,” he tweeted tonight.
Yesterday, the schools each received RM50,000 in aid from the finance ministry. The schools are SJKC Liat Choon, Jeram; SJKC Yuk Chin, Bestari Jaya; SJKC Chung Wah, Sasaran; SJKC Pui Chi, Assam Jawa; SJKC Pui Teh, Jeram; SJKC Ijok; SJKC Aik Thee, Kuala Selangor; and SJKC Liat Choon, Jeram.
Education aid to schools is being channelled by the Barisan Nasional Government under Najib’s leadership as prime minister, based on the awareness that the country needed educated human resources to achieve developed-nation status.