KOTA KINABALU:  Approximately RM2.785 billion or 44.97 per cent of the state budget for 2011 had been spent to implement various development projects in Sabah as at Oct 21, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman said today.

He said RM962.09 million had also been spent on projects under the Private Finance Initiative (PFI).

“All quarters have been reminded that the final benchmark for the implementation of development projects is the people’s satisfaction with the performance of the government, whether in terms of service, efforts to enhance revenue or problem solving.

“These aspects can only be identified through the policy coordination machinery or national development projects which focus on the revenue-based approach,” he told reporters after chairing the State Action Council meeting here today.

Musa said results from the assessment on the implementation of the projects, including feedback from consumers and end users, would become the guidelines for future planning and development programmes.