JEMPOL – The Jempol District Council will be upgraded as Jempol Municipal Council soon says Negeri Sembilan Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan.
He said the Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Ministry had in January approved the upgrade of Jempol to town status.
“Jempol has met the features and requirements for the upgrade among which the population must exceed 150,000 people and comply with various criteria,” he said when speaking at the pre-launch of Jempol Municipal Council here today.
Also present were Jempol Barisan Nasional chairman Datuk Mohd Salim Sharif and Jempol District Council president Datuk Zazali Salehudin.
Mohamad said the upgrade would provide more benefits to the people as Jempol would be receiving more allocations according to its status as a municipality. – BERNAMA