The 15th Bumiputera Ballot for the MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya (SSP) Line was held on 7 January 2019, at the Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) Corporate Headquarters.
Eleven (11) subcontract work packages with a total value of RM RM 8, 359, 495.59 were awarded. Previously, a total of RM56,699,130.50 for 94 work packages had been awarded through the balloting exercise for classes G1-G4. The balloting exercise was organised by the MRT Corp Administration and Bumiputera Relations Department.
The work that were contracted are mostly for stations such as supply and install signages, plastering system and painting.
Attendees included Persatuan Kontraktor Bumiputera Kelas ‘F’ Malaysia (PERKOBF Malaysia) Deputy President Encik Ismail Awang Ahmad, Perbadanan Usahawan Nasional Berhad (PUNB) Acting Chief Executive Officer Encik Abdul Jammi Abdul Karim, Ministry of Works Corporate Planning Division Secretary Encik Zureen Zubir, MMC-Gamuda KVMRT (PDP) Sdn Bhd Construction Director Md Shukor Mohamed, Construction Industry Development Board (CIDB) Manager Encik Nazirul Mubin Abdullah Hanif, and representatives from Bahagian Pembangunan Kontraktor dan Usahawan (BPKU) and Malay Contractors Association of Malaysia (PKMM) Encik Md Obaidiah and Tuan Muhammad Azhar.
MRT Corp Acting Chief Financial Officer Encik Shahrul Fadli Omar and Administration and Bumiputera Relations General Manager Encik Zarif Zainul represented the company at the event.
Bumiputera contractors who would like to participate in the balloting exercise are required to have CIDB Malaysia licenses to enter the ballot.
The eleven successful contractors will now receive their letter of award for them to begin works as stipulated in their respective contracts.