MCA: DAP should share blame for Selangor's water woes


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  • Saturday, 28 Jun 2014

PETALING JAYA: Selangor MCA has criticised DAP's Tony Pua for attempting to absolve his party from any responsibility in the poor management of the state's water resources.

Its state liaison committee secretary Ng Chok Sin said the Petaling Jaya Utara MP's press statements criticising Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim and his administration were akin to an empty vessel making the most noise as DAP was also part of the Pakatan Rakyat alliance governing the state.

"DAP must also shoulder responsibility for the poor management of water supply, instead of looking for a scapegoat.

"If Pua has not been sleeping, then his outburst is an attempt to shirk responsibility as he has conveniently forgotten that senior exco members in the state government consist of DAP's elected representatives as well," Ng said in a statement Saturday.

He said it was the duty of DAP's elected representatives to convey the grievances of the rakyat on this issue to the Mentri Besar.

"Pakatan has to be collectively responsible for these problems. It is the 'heads' of all incompetent state administrators that 'must roll'," he said in response to Pua's demand on Friday that "heads must roll"over the continued water disruptions in the state.

He also reminded Selangor residents that it was Pakatan's initial reluctance to enter into an agreement on the construction of the Langat 2 treatment plant that had led to the present situation.

"If Khalid had a conscience, he should have promoted the water plans. But now it is too late, with more than one million residents around Selangor, Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya having to suffer a water crisis," he added.

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