MO,27/4/2018, PERLIS Barisan Nasional (BN) today unveiled the manifesto for the state focusing on five main clusters. They are:
FIRST CLUSTER – Economic and Facilities Development
#Developing Sungai Perlis and protecting its ecosystem and cleanliness.
#To develop Padang Besar Free Trade Area to spur economic activities at the border town.
#To explore and promote Kuala Perlis Port’s potential as a feeder-port for Penang Port, by upgrading facilities and economic activities.
#To set up Perlis Corporation (PCorp) by rebranding the Perlis Economic Development Corporation (PKENPs).
#Rejuvenate Malaysia-Thai border in Wang Kelian for economic and tourism activities.
# Develop Bandar Baharu Kuala Sanglang new township by building affordable homes and commercial building.
#To implement a program to increase yield for farmers and make Perlis the producer of fragrant rice for local market.
#To introduce Local Council Transformation Programme to improve the efficiency of local government under state administration.
SECOND CLUSTER – To boost the people’s quality of life
#Building 1,000 unit of People’ Housing Project (PPR) in all three parliament constituencies.
#To build 1Malaysia People’s Housing (PR1MA) in each parliament constituency.
#To increase the number of House Repair Programme for needy people.
# To implement the Water Reticulation Project to solve water treatment plant problems.
#To build a Sprint Test Circuit for youths.
#To set an up an Extreme Park for youths to take part in recreational activities.
THIRD CLUSTER – Job and Business Opportunities
#To turn Perlis into a tourism hub by creating new tourism products and improve the present tourist attractions.
#To open new economic area and expand present area to create more job opportunities.
#To expand programme to help stall operators and petty traders.
#To open new business premises that is comfortable and consumer-friendly.
FOURTH CLUSTER – Priority in Welfare Agenda
#To expand the Jualan Sentuhan Rakyat programme by holding it on regular basis at strategic locations.
#To build Multipurpose Hall in every area for community activities.
#To improve existing mechanism in channelling Welfare Aid to ease the burden of the target group.
FIFTH CLUSTER – Strengthening Education
#To strengthen the syllabus and improve the facilities at Sekolah Rendah Islam (SRI) managed by Yayasan Islam Perlis.
#To build a new university and branch campus that will create spillover for local residents.
#To make Perlis a high performance state in both primary and secondary education by instilling value and integrated education excellence programmes.