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Lim Guan Eng is a sleeping PDC Chairman?

The budget approval by previous BN government in 2007 is true.

The project was carried out by PDC after March 2008 is also true.

Who should be blamed for design such a lousy building plan in 2009?

=> PDC

Who should be blamed for not monitoring construction work in 2010 and 2011?

=> MPPP

The building plan only approved by PDC in 2009, and it was never submitted to MPPP as reported by The Star.

MACC should nab those negligence PDC officials and charge them in court.

LGE must be in deep sleeping mode like Pak Lah if he knew nothing about this project was undertaken by PDC as the chairman for PDC.

LGE, enough is enough, let stop play taichi again and again, go swallow the bitter pie and admit your mistake as a gentleman under your own CAT spirit.

The right thing to do is fire PDC General Manager Rosli immediately and also apologize to public for your screw-up and sleeping in the PDC board.

Present and former Penang govts trade barbs over RM5mil car park project

By ANDREA FILMER and WINNIE YEOH

GEORGE TOWN: The former and present state governments are trading barbs over the controversial “Kancil car park”, blaming each other for the project at the foot of Penang Hill here.

Chief Minister Lim Guan Eng, who is chairman of the car park’s implementing agency Penang Development Corporation (PDC), claimed that it was approved by the previous Barisan Nasional administration.

“I didn’t want to say all this earlier as I didn’t want to give the impression that we are passing the blame. But now, we’re being blamed for approving it. We have proof dated back to 2007,” Lim told reporters after a talk at the Penang Skill Development Centre here yesterday.

He said the four-storey car park had been approved by the previous state government and funded by the Tourism Ministry under the Ninth Malaysia Plan to upgrade the Penang Hill funicular train.

Lim claimed that the current government had no say as “it was all decided” when he took office in March 2008, adding that he was also not updated on the project’s progress.

However, former state Tourism Development and Environment Committee chairman Teng Chang Yeow said he left office before the building plans were drawn up.

“Both the funicular train upgrading project and car park were planned by the previous administration in 2006 and 2007 after we received the Tourism Ministry allocation.

“By the time I left (in March 2008), the building plans and designs were not even ready. I never saw the building plans which were approved by the current administration,” Teng said, calling on Lim to be a “gentleman” and admit to an oversight in the car park design during the project’s implementation.

The car park, which has yet to receive its certificate of fitness (CF), has come under criticism for having very steep ramps, low ceilings and parking bays said to be only suitable for Perodua Kancil.

In a report, PDC general manager Datuk Rosli Jaafar said the opening of the RM5mil car park was delayed due to its failure in getting the CF, adding that it had also embarked on rectifying works like lowering the gradient of the ramps.

He acknowledged that there were shortcomings in the car park building plans, which were approved on May 21, 2009.

The Institute of Civil Engineering, which carried out an independent assessment of the building, had also decided to put up settlement markers on 22 of the car park’s pillars to check for signs of stress on the building, added Rosli.

“To date, there are no signs of stress. As a precautionary measure, the settlement (around the building) will be checked every three months for the next three years,” he said.

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SharpLooker says:

LGE thinks that he is in control of everything. Bullshit! PDC Consultancy is full of corruption! PR and BN are all the same… all are greedy and corrupted bastards! Tell LGE assign a contractor as a spy to tender for PDC projects… you will hit a can of worms!!! All open tenders are just cover ups! The tender documents and drawings are just piece of shit… Have a look at the tenders if you don’t believe!