Media statement by Lim Kit Siang in Petaling Jaya on Saturday, 31st July 2010:
MCA Ministers and leaders should show at least equal concern for "Justice for 27 million Malaysians who are victims of the RM12.5 billion PKFZ scandal" than "Justice for Ling Liong Sik"
MCA leaders, including Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Seri Chor Chee Heung, lined up to give support to former MCA President and Transport Minister, Tun Dr. Ling Liong Sik after he was charged with cheating the Cabinet in the RM12.5 billion Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ) scandal.
Without commenting on Ling's case, Malaysians are entitled to expect that MCA Ministers and leaders should show at least equal concern for "Justice for 27 million Malaysians who are victims of the RM12.5 billion PKFZ scandal" than "Justice for Ling Liong Sik".
What have the MCA national leadership, and in particular the four MCA Ministers, done to ensure justice for the 27 million Malaysians in connection with the PKFZ scandal?
Did the MCA national leadership and the MCA Transport Minister Datuk Seri Kong Cho Ha prioritise the interests of the 27 million Malaysians when he overrode the decision of the Port Klang Authority (PKA) and directed it to pay its PKFZ bond obligation of RM222.58 million to Kuala Dimensi Sdn Bhd (KDSB) special purpose vehicle Free Zone Capital Bhd (FZCB)?
Does the MCA national leadership and the MCA Cabinet Ministerial bloc agree with former MCA President and Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat that it is "a foolhardy move" to "pay according to what has been decided much earlier, according to the schedule that was set a long time ago", ignoring latest developments, new facts and "missing link" in the PriceWaterhouseCoopers Advisory Services report, viz:
The present MCA national leadership and the MCA Ministerial bloc must prove the former MCA President and Transport Minister wrong in his serious charge that they are party to "sweeping the dirt under the carpet" by being in the very forefront to ensure:
*Lim Kit Siang, DAP Parliamentary Leader & MP for Ipoh Timor