Ipoh aims to be the the cleanest city in the country by 2023, various programmes will be implemented to fulfill this target.
This requires the cooperation of every sector in the community.
As or its property sector, Ipoh City lies in the seventh ranking among those looking for property in the country.
This was based on reports by leading property portals namely the iProperty.com.mydata and NAPIC in 2020.
This was revealed by Ipoh Mayor Dato Rumaizi Baharin during his speech at the full board meeting yesterday.
“Despite the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and economic slowdown, the reserves of the Ipoh City Council has managed to be increased by RM13.5 million in 2020.
“The challenges of Covid-19 are formidable and the council is taking every effort to fight the pandemic.
“We also call on every citizen of the city to play their part i.e. wearing face masks and social distancing in overcoming this pandemic.
“We also stress on racial harmony to overcome any challenges to society in line with Wawasan 2030,” said Ruzaimi.
He also added that due to the global economic crisis, the council will adopt frugal, efficient and practical or “Best Value for Money” measures for budget 2021.
“Our focus will also be on infrastructure and utility for the well-being of the residents in Ipoh.
Rumaizi also said that some 20,000 units of rubbish bins (120 litre capacity) will be distributed throughout the city in March 2021.
“Meanwhile, Towards the Low Carbon City 2030 Challenge, various measures are being implemented to achieve this aim while more are in the pipeline,” added Rumaizi in his address.