KOTA KINABALU, May 8 (Bernama) -- The Cabinet has agreed to set up a Royal
Commission of Inquiry (RCI) in an effort to find a lasting solution to the
illegal immigrant problem in Sabah.
Minister in the Prime Minister''s Department Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul
Aziz said the process of preparing terms of reference of the RCI has started
after the Cabinet made the decision on Feb 8.
The terms of reference will be comprehensive and not confined only to
investigations as the government wants to resolve the issue conclusively, he
said when responding to a question from Senator Datuk Paul Kong Sing Chu in the
Dewan Negara yesterday.
Mohamed Nazri''s reply was faxed to the Bernama office here, today.
Mohamed Nazri said that the terms of reference would entail safety, social,
economy and environmental aspects as the RCI would provide a lasting solution to
He said the federal government would also get feedbacks and proposals from
the Sabah government and stakeholders.
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