Sheda, DBKU open for more dialogue on property development issues


KUCHING: Sarawak Housing and Real Estate Developers’ Association (Sheda) and the Kuching City North Comission (DBKU) remain open to dialogue with developers to resolve any issues that may rise in the industry.

This was highlighted during Sheda Kuching branch committee members’ courtesy visit to Datuk Bandar of DBKU Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai at his office here yesterday.

Sheda Kuching branch’s treasurer cum vice chairman of technical sub-committee Dr. Richard Tan said, “We have always endeavoured towards a smart partnership between the authorities and Sheda members to achieve the highest level of efficiency and positive outcome.”

At the meeting, Tan also raised a proposition that there should be joint council meetings of at least twice annually with Sheda and professional consultants to share and improve the current standard operating procedure affecting the property industry.

“This is the area where we hope the various councils will be supportive and continue to engage us,” he said.

Meanwhile, Abdul Wahap said he was open for more dialogues and discussion sessions between the council and developers to solve some of the problems faced by developers.

The purpose of the visit was to brief Abdul Wahap on several agenda faced by the association.

Among the agenda include introducing the branch’s newly elected team to the Datuk Bandar and to dicuss techical and engineering issues which Sheda’s members encountered in general.

Also present at the meeting were Sheda Kuching branch’s chairman Dr. Christopher Ngui, Sheda advisor Sim Kiang Chiok, Sheda Kuching branch secretary George Ting and other committee members.

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