Smart and safe city priority in MBPP’s 2018 budget

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  • Thursday, 21 Sep 2017

Maimunah (right) chatting with city councillors after tabling the 2018 budget at a full council meeting in Penang.

WORKING towards a smart and safe city, the Penang Island City Council (MBPP) has tabled a 2018 budget of RM606.53mil, which is a deficit of RM189.55mil against a revenue estimate of RM416.98mil.

The budget will be spent on an additional 150 closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras with video analytic to control and supervise traffic enforcement, setting up flood sensors, air pollution index as well as phone application to disseminate information on traffic conditions.

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