RM1.3 MILLION FOR MISSIONARY SCHOOLS IN SELANGOR

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SHAH ALAM, July 10 (Bernama) -- All the 26 missionary schools in Selangor

today received the special allocation of RM1.3 million under the Tenth Malaysia

Plan from the Education Ministry.

Selangor Federal Development Chairman Datuk Seri Noh Omar said each school

was given RM50,000 for maintenance and repair of their respective schools.

"This allocation is also to enhance educational excellence in terms of

providing better facilities at the schools," he told a media conference after

presenting the allocation to the schools concerned at the Selangor Education

Department here.

Noh, who is Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister, said 11 of the

missionary schools in Selangor were in Klang, Petaling Utama (10), two each in

Kuala Langat and Hulu Langat and one in Sepang.

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SCHOOL-MISSIONARY 2 (LAST) SHAH ALAM

Meanwhile, commenting on a billboard with a picture of him and Prime

Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, which the Selangor government claimed was

illegally erected in Tanjong Karang, Noh, who is the Tanjong Karang Member of

Parliament, said the allegation was baseless.

He said billboards which were put up by government agencies in Tanjong

Karang were to inform the public on the presence of their respective offices in

the area.

"They are all government agencies and of course they will have a picture of

me and the Prime Minister," he added.

--BERNAMA

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