Baru Bian says the PKR vice-president's appointment is effective March 1.
Baru Bian cites an ongoing study by an independent consultant on the toll issue.
LETTER | Leaders putting political differences aside will do much good for Sarawak.
Works Minister Baru Bian says an independent consultant will help the gov't analyse data and propose recommendations to provide solutions.
This follows a meeting between party president Anwar Ibrahim and state division chiefs.
COMMENT | This Harapan government is supposed to be about credibility, so don't lose that.
Show of support comes amid speculation that he might be dropped as Sarawak PKR chief.
Minister says he had instructed his aide to notify the party of his absence.
Works minister says complaints on S'wak portion of project can be lodged through the ministry's website.
PKR POLLS | Its chairperson to lodge report with the MACC.
'GPS politicians conveniently overlook the fact that this is the legacy created by their own former best friends – Umno/BN'.
BUDGET 2019 | Works minister says that those levelling the criticism want to paint Harapan in a bad light.
UPDATED 6.40PM | The PKR lawmaker says he mistakenly declared two allowances.
UPDATED 2.32PM | Baru Bian says the ministry will refer the crooked bridge proposal to the cabinet for its views.
Only democratically appointed longhouse chiefs in Sarawak will get funds from Putrajaya, says minister.
He explains he had no intention to appear arrogant.
UPDATED 2PM | PARLIAMENT | Works Minister Baru Bian lists alternatives being looked at by gov't in lieu of abolishing tolls.
'I give my assurance to Sabah and Sarawak there will be no toll there,' says Baru Bian.
The review would be a catalyst to ensure the effectiveness and quality of the gov't's service delivery system, says minister.
UPDATED 10AM | He says they are trying to reach a solution that will be beneficial to all stakeholders.
UPDATED 2AM | PKR president-elect says he has reviewed the MACC report and the appended evidence.
Baru Bian says info will be gathered from local authority, as well as the engineer and contractors involved.
UPDATED 4.58PM | Works Minister Baru Bian says this could boost tourism, improve access to S'wak interior and medical facilities.
BALAKONG POLLS | Baru Bian says there can't be a clear distinction between being a political rep and a gov't rep.