Minister of Works submitted tenders worth RM528 million to boost the economy

Kuala Lumpur, 24 March 2021 – Senior Minister of Works, YB Dato’ Sri Haji Fadillah Bin Haji Yusof, submitted the Surat Agreed Tender (SST) of seven projects worth RM528 million under the Ministry of Works’ (KKR) plans to boost the economy.

The submission is in line with KKR’s goal in providing safe and comfortable road relations infrastructure to consumers. New construction will be carried out for the 15-kilometre Central Spine Road (CSR) from Kampung Relong to Jerkoh Farm, Raub Pahang. The project (Package 4 Section 4 A) will be implemented by a joint venture between Uritech Team (M) Sdn Bhd and Brilliant LTP Builders Sdn Bhd, under a 36-month contract period and a project cost of RM297.69 million. Road users around Bandar Raub and Kuala Lipis will enjoy time-saving routes through the construction of this four-lane semi-detached road.

Two other project packages are dedicated to the Prime Minister’s Department (JAKIM) for the second-phase construction of the Sarawak Islamic Skills Institute and the phase-three repair of National Mosque. For the Ministry of Health Malaysia, the budget is allocated for the construction of Penang hospital quarters and health clinics in Bukit Ibam, Rompin and Pahang.

As for the Ministry of Rural Development (KPLB), the projects to undertake include the construction of education facilities and the upgrade of the training centre, as well as other building infrastructures dedicated to teachers and students.

Minister Yusof reminded successful contractors to execute projects responsibly to ensure that the public will be able to enjoy quality infrastructure facilities.

– Construction+ Online

Source: Ministry of Works