Nong Chik: RM5m to upgrade infrastructure in KL

KUALA LUMPUR (May 7): A sum of RM5 million has been allocated this year to upgrade various infrastructure in Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territories and Urban Wellbeing Minister Datuk Raja Nong Chik Raja Zainal Abidin said on Monday.

"These projects, such as upgrading the drainage system and walkways, are aimed at providing better convenience and comfort for city dwellers," he told reporters at SJKC Choong Wen, Jalan Klang Lama here on Monday.

He said so far, the existing infrastructure in four areas — namely, Wangsa Maju, Segambut, Lembah Pantai and Batu — had been identified for upgrading.

Earlier, the minister visited the completed upgrading work around the school with began on Feb 8 this year and completed on April 9.

The RM750,000 project involved building a 200-metre covered walkway, upgrading 750 metres of roadside drain, resurfacing Jalan 3/114, off Jalan Kuchai Lama and the entry road from Jalan Klang Lama, and providing roadside parking bays. — Bernama

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