YB Menteri “Melancong” mengelakan untuk menjawab soalan-soalan tertentu

Perbahasan Bajet 2011 peringkat Jawatankuasa Kementerian Pelancongan pada 01 Disember 2010

Tan Sri Pengurusi

Saya bangun untuk mengambil bahagian dalam  perbahasan mengenai  Maksud Bekalan B 31 – Kementerian Pelancongan.

Saya merujuk kepada Kod 10000 Emolumen, 20000 Perkhidmatan & Bekalan dan

Butiran:

040800  Promosi

008000 Kajian-kajian Pelancongan

028000 Homestay Program

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Menteri Melancong: Please attend Parliament to answer questions

Last week, I have asked the Ministry of Tourism to explain why the Ministry had to pay the Shoemakers Association the sum of RM3 million to sponsor the Shoe Festival in April 2010 at PWTC, KL. The Deputy Minister could not give an immediate answer. However, he promised to provide a written reply. Until this date, no written reply was provided.  I have brought it up during the Committee Stage about this. It is strange that the Ministry had to donate RM3 million to the SHoemakers Association.  What has the Shoemakers Association got to do with Tourism.

I have also brought up the report by Auditor General regarding the unauthorised spending of RM14.7 million for “Program Promosi Produk Khusus”.  The report is as follows:

“Sejumlah RM14.7 juta telah dibelanjakan oleh Kementerian Pelancongan bagi membiayai Program Promosi Produk Khusus walaupun tiada peruntukan disediakan. Semakan Audit mendapati waran pindah peruntukan yang diluluskan oleh Pegawai Pegawai Kementerian berkenaan tidak dikemukakan kepada Akautan Negara Malaysia.”

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The missing in action “Tourist” Minister!

Update:  03-11-2010 Translation into Mandarin is at the bottom. Thank you Sem for translating this posting – Tsieh Tsieh.

Last evening at about 8:30 pm, the “Tourist”  Minister, YB Datuk Seri Dr Ng Yen Yen was not present in Parliament to answer questions here on her “holiday trips” to 21 countries and 61 cities throughout her tenure as Minister of Tourism since 4th April 2009 and Homestay Programe. She has spent public fund totaling RM3.2 million for the “holiday trips”.  She left it to the Deputy Minister, YB Datuk Dawos to face the music on her behalf.

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