Terengganu voters seek more development, cutting-edge infrastructures
The residents of Terengganu are expressing their hope for a stronger focus on development this year.
(Sinar Daily) – Nurse Juliana Othman from Hospital Sultanah Nur Zahirah (HSNZ) highlighted the importance of keeping up with the changing times, particularly in areas such as healthcare, infrastructure, and job creation, while not completely dismissing the ‘green wave’ administration.
“It is crucial to reduce the reliance on tax collection, as there are still many people in Terengganu facing poverty and low incomes.
“The state should strive to become a beautiful place that embraces its rich culture, and it is essential to maintain the cleanliness of frequently visited sites,” the 50-year-old told Sinar Daily.
While acknowledging that Pas can bring about change, Juliana urged for transparency and advised against unnecessary comparisons with other political parties.
Echoing similar sentiment, medical assistant Wan Nur Ilya Aryani Wan Norzailan Azlan from Megaklinik Zahran Bandar Baru Bangi expressed her acceptance of Pas due to the significant transformations she has witnessed in Terengganu under their governance.
“I hope to see continued development, including establishing more malls and introducing new brands.
“For instance, in Kuantan, they have everything, and although I don’t expect the same, it would be beneficial for people in Terengganu if they didn’t have to travel there for shopping.
“While we do have Mesra Mall in Terengganu, it is located in Marang, which takes us two hours to reach. Imagine how it would be if the city didn’t have a mall, brand options, or cinemas like it did ten years ago,” Ilya told Sinar Daily.
Ilya expressed her hope for improved infrastructure in Terengganu, especially in terms of enhancing mobility for tourism purposes.
“Overall, I believe Pas has done an impressive job in governing Terengganu, representing an improvement compared to the previous government,” Ilya added.
Alya Najwa Aladin, a Psychology student from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), pointed out that those who reject the ‘green wave’ may do so due to the significant changes it has brought, particularly concerning Pas.