MRT for a more sustainable world
MASS Rapid Transit Corporation Sdn Bhd (MRT Corp) participated in this year’s World Habitat Day celebrations which was held at KL Sentral from 5 to 7 October 2013.
MRT Corp set up a booth to showcase the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line which is currently under construction. MRT Corp’s participation in the event was in line with the theme of this year’s celebration, “Urban Mobility”.
The other exhibitors included the ministry’s agencies and other organisations such as the Real Estate and Housing Developers’ Association. The Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment also participated in the exhibition.
The official World Habitat Day celebrations was held on 7 October 2013, as the actual day is celebrated on the first Monday of October every year. The event was officiated by Housing and Local Government Minister YB Dato’ Abdul Rahman Dahlan.
Among the activities held were a choir and busking performance by students. Prizes were also awarded to the winners who participated in the World Habitat Day photography contest and other activities organized by the Ministry.
After the official launch of the event, Dato’ Abdul Rahman Dahlan began his visit of the exhibition by first stopping at the MRT Corp booth. He was greeted by MRT Corp Chief Executive Officer Datuk Wira Azhar Abdul Hamid who explained to him the progress of the construction of the MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang Line and how it will improve mobility in the Klang Valley.
The Minister signed the visitors’ book at the book after spending around 10 minutes at the booth.
Over the three days, MRT Corp booth received overwhelming support from the public and nearly 450 visitors.