Injection of funds for state

  • Metro News
  • Wednesday, 21 Aug 2019

Pahang Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail (left) accompanying Azmin during the latter’s courtesy call at the Mentri Besar’s office.

KUANTAN: Pahang is set to receive some RM2.41bil for the implementation of various projects under Rolling Plan 4 2019 of the 11th Malaysia Plan.

Of the development expenditures, the largest was for package six of the Central Spine Road (CSR) project at about RM800mil involving the stretch from Bentong town to Simpang Pelangai.

Another RM446mil would be allocated for the construction of phase three of the Semambu water treatment plant with a capacity of 146 million litres per day.

The approval by the federal government was announced by Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Azmin Ali during his meeting with the state government.

Up to RM380mil would be for the upgrade of Route 3 from the interchange at Jalan Pintasan Gebeng-Sungai Ular, Kuantan, until the border of Pahang-Terengganu near Chendor.

About RM231.12mil would be for the construction of the Regional Sewage Treatment Plant and Sewerage Network in Indera Mahkota, while RM200mil would be for the building of Hospital Maran.

About RM173mil had been allocated for the completion of the 106 million litres per day balance tank in the Gebeng industrial area.

Other allocations include RM25.24mil for the building of the sewage plant and sewerage system in Kampung Cherating, RM18mil to tackle the water supply disruptions in Raub, about RM10mil for the Kuantan Urban Recharge project as well as works at Padang MPK2 and RM6.98mil to build the Bukit Fraser health clinic in Raub.

About RM3.75mil had been set aside for the building of the Peramu Wet Market as well as works at the Peramu housing area, RM3mil for the construction of Kompleks Jualan dan Restoran Makanan Laut and other relevant works at the Sungai Kuantan estuary in Tanjung Lumpur here.

Approximately RM2.5mil would be for a Medan Selera and other works at the Kuantan-Kemaman main road near Pantai Batu Hitam and the upgrading of Pasar Besar Kuantan.

About RM1.8mil was for a jogging track and other public facilities at Taman Tasik Gambang, Kuantan, and some RM1.5mil would be for studies into upgrading or the building of a bypass in Cameron Highlands.

And lastly, RM1.2mil was set aside for the upgrading of existing stalls and other works at Astaka Beserah, Kuantan.

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