On SPNB''s shift in focus to build only people-friendly houses for the
masses, Kamarul said the company shouldered a heavy social responsibility and
did not see profit-making as the performance indicator index.
He said SPNB''s performance indicator was delivery -- how many houses the
company can afford to provide at one time.
"SPNB has stopped building affordable houses not because it''s not viable or
there''s no demand, but from SPNB''s business dimension, affordable housing
schemes are not suitable to be implemented.
“It''s more apt for SPNB to build people-friendly houses because we give
priority to delivery not profit," he said.
He was, however, quick to point out that SPNB was playing a complementary
role to government''s efforts to provide affordable houses, particularly to
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