KOTA KINABALU: Cooperation and teamwork within a Government is imperative in running the country well.
In this respect the Prime Minister must be surrounded with people who can work together with him, Matunggong State Assemblyman Dato’ Jelani Hamdan said.
Speaking about the recent reshuffle, he stressed that it is also the Prime Minister’s prerogative to choose whom he believed can work with him.
“Cooperation and teamwork are necessary in any establishment. Dissensions where opinions and objectives are concerned are disruptive,” he said.
In this respect he lauded the Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak’s move in appointing of Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi as the new deputy prime minister .
“I have known Zahid for several years and to me he is a man of integrity who means what he says and carry out what he promises,” Jelani said.
On the appointment of Datuk Seri Panglima Salleh Said Keruak as Communications and Multimedia Minister, he said this augurs well for the people of Sabah, as he is people-oriented who believed in listening before the implementation of any policies.
He congratulated both Salleh and Datuk Madius Tangau who was appointed Science, Technology and Innovation Minister. -Sayangsabah