SHAH ALAM, 20 Oct: The Selangor Government managed to record a total of three million land ownership files in the state into a digital computerised system to ensure a more effective storing and retrieval system.
Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim said through the ‘Land Bank’ problems of loss and difficulty in finding files on land ownership can be resolved because now it can be found quickly and accurately.
Abdul Khalid said the system which was implemented since a year ago also helps the State Government identify the land owned and also can plan land development better.
“Now I can know the actual number of land owned by the State Government which was previously unknown,” said Abdul Khalid.
He said this when he inaugurated the Land Convention and National Municipality which was held here at the Sultan Abdul Aziz Building Silver Jubilee Hall.
Abdul Khalid said that management of land using filing system was changed because it did not benefit the people and it was open to fraud.
“The three million files have been placed in that Shah Alam Stadium, so there are no more missing files and we can find out more efficiently.
“We are open and transparent on the issue of land ownership. Everyone deserves to know who the landowner is. Because of that, land ownership records are very important,” he said.
About 300 people attended the convention, which was also attended by PAS Vice-President, Salahuddin Ayub, Mahfuz Omar and the Exco in charge of Housing, Building Management and Urban Settlement, Iskandar Abdul Samad.