The federal territories minister’s cellphone has been blowing up all night time after he invited the nation to ring him up for pothole complaints.
Shahidan Kassim gave out his cellphone quantity throughout yesterday’s sitting when he made a lofty promise of protecting up potholes inside 24 hours of a criticism however quickly discovered that he was unable to deal with the overwhelming response, urging residents to drop him a textual content as a substitute. The 70-year-old Arau Member of Parliament additionally gave out the numbers of his colleagues, Deputy Federal Territories Minister Jalaluddin Alias and Kuala Lumpur Mayor Mahadi Che Ngah.
“I urge them to ship me a textual content and I’ll act instantly,” he advised reporters as we speak. He didn’t reveal the variety of calls he had obtained however famous that he has been unable to reply to all of them. Neither of the ministers instantly responded to requests for additional remark.
Kuala Lumpur is infamous for its potholes and broken roads, a few of which have prompted deadly site visitors accidents.
Whereas giving out the numbers in Parliament yesterday, Shahidan mentioned: “We can be found 24 hours [every day], residents can name us at any time once they come upon potholes and broken roads in KL.”
“We would like our roads to be one of the best in Malaysia, and the world,” he added.
When you see a pothole, you’ll be able to textual content him at +6019-454 1111, Jalaluddin at +6019-652 444, or Mahadi at +6016-206 8883.