MEMBERS of the Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley National Key Economic Area (GKL/KV-NKEA) Steering Committee, led by its Chairman, Federal Territories and Urban Well-being Minister YB Dato’ Raja Nong Chik Dato’ Raja Zainal Abidin, visited several sites of the Klang Valley MRT Project on 25 March 2013.
The committee witnessed first-hand the progress achieved this far and the various activities taking place on the sites.
Mass Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) Chief Executive Director Dato’ Azhar Abdul Hamid and MRT Corp Project Director Mr. Marcus Karakashian briefed the Committee on the activities carried out at the various sites.
Among the sites that the Committee visited were Bandar Tun Hussein Onn where the first launching gantry for the project is being installed, Cheras Centralised Labour Quarters next to Cheras Sentral (formerly known as Plaza Phoenix), Cochrane Launch Shaft where the first Variable Density Tunnel Boring Machine is being assembled, and the future Pasar Rakyat station site which will be located in the heart of the future Tun Razak Exchange.
The Klang Valley MRT project is an Entry Point Project of the Greater Kuala Lumpur/Klang Valley NKEA.