Laporan Jawatankuasa Parlimen Berhubung Projek Perkhidmatan 1Bestarinet oleh Kementerian Pendidikan

The issue raised is caused by the poor contract management. PAC cannot accept the reasons given by the Ministry of Education on their non-awareness of the Value Management Lab circular.

Issue

Mismanagement of 1Bestarinet in Education Ministry
1BestariNet is a project initiated by the Ministry of Education (MOE) and implemented in collaboration with YTL Communications. In this project, 10,000 schools throughout the country will be equipped with high-speed Internet access and virtual learning platform that provide the high-speed Internet network as well as access to world-class integrated learning solutions.

Directly implicated parties

FrogAsia Sdn Bhd
A unit under YTL Corp. that was awarded the 1Bestarinet project.

Indirectly implicated parties

Implicated parties through circumstantance

Muhyiddin cabinet
The Muhyiddin Cabinet was formed on 9th of March 2020, eight days after Muhyiddin Yassin was appointed as the eighth Prime Minister of Malaysia.
Idris Jusoh
Dato' Seri Haji Idris bin Jusoh is a Malaysian politician and Member of Parliament of Malaysia for Besut constituency. He was the Minister of Higher Education from July 2015 to May 2018. He is a former Menteri Besar of Terengganu and also the former Chairman of Majlis Amanah Rakyat.

Disclosing Parties

Parliament Public Accounts Committee (PAC)
The Committee consists of a Chairman and Vice-Chairman to be appointed by the House, and not less than six and not more than twelve members to be nominated by the Committee of Selection, as soon as may be after the beginning of each Parliament. The Committee shall have power to send for persons, papers and records, and to report from time to time.

Source

Link

Jawatankuasa Kira-Kira Wang Negara (PAC), Parlimen Malaysia,  (11 Nov, 2016).  Laporan Jawatankuasa Parlimen Berhubung Projek Perkhidmatan 1Bestarinet oleh Kementerian Pendidikan.  Retrieved 12 Mar, 2021,  from https://www.parlimen.gov.my/pac/publication-details.html?arkib=yes&year=2016&id=66

File(s)

Notes

Read the report here

The translated English Summary and Recommendations may be read here

Muhyiddin Yassin was the Education Minister from 2009 to 2015, while Idris Jusoh was the Second Education Minister, 2013 to 2015 during the 1Bestarinet project.