Deputy Finance Minister II, YB Tuan Mohd Shahar Abdullah visited Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) on 1 June 2020.
During the visit, he and three of his officers were briefed on the Klang Valley MRT Project at the MRT Corp Headquarters in Kuala Lumpur as well as visited the retail outlets of the MRT Kajang Line (previously known as MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line).
The visit was hosted by MRT Corp Chief Executive Officer, Encik Abdul Yazid Kassim, who gave the welcome remarks and introduced the MRT Corp team.
This was followed by MRT Corp Chief Financial Officer, Encik Shahrul Fadli Omar presenting on the corporate profile of MRT Corp and the MRT Project Funding Model.
MRT Putrajaya Line (previously known as MRT Sungai Buloh-Serdang-Putrajaya Line) Project Director, Dato’ Amiruddin Ma’aris then provided the construction updates of the Line.
A sharing session on MRT Corp retail activities was then given by MRT Corp Head of Business Development, Ir Sukri Ismail.
Mohd Shahar continued the session with further discussion on the MRT Project from the Ministry of Finance perspective.
After the briefing session, the delegation was taken to the Semantan MRT Station where Mohd Shahar had the opportunity to visit the retail outlets at the station.
The entourage then boarded the MRT Kajang Line train to Muzium Negara Station where they were given a tour. At the station, they were shown the digital advertising screens, a unique feature of the station, which was part of MRT Corp’s Business Development activities.
Mohd Shahar also took a walk to KL Sentral from the station to explore the commercial opportunities available.
The visit ended with the delegates returning to the Semantan MRT Station.