River of Life project may be ready by 2024


Shahidan (in red cap) with representatives of DBKL and the ministry at the Blue Pool in Kuala Lumpur. — SHAARI CHEMAT/The Star

THE River of Life (RoL) project is 92% complete and expected to be ready by 2024.

Remaining work includes beautification and transformation of the 110km Gombak River and Klang River.

Meanwhile, several river cleaning components are ongoing and the completion period has been extended to 2023.

Federal Territories Ministry said, in a statement, that the river cleaning phase of the RoL project was almost complete.

“This includes thorough river clean-up, sewerage system upgrades and increasing rubbish traps along the river.

“We are also introducing the Interceptor system to increase the quality of water for recreational purposes,” the ministry stated.

The Blue Pool, or “Kolam Biru” continues to attract city folk to the iconic tourist site after Kuala Lumpur has moved into the second phase of the National Recovery Plan.

On Sept 15, Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim and his deputy Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias took a walkabout at the Blue Pool.

“Maintaining the facilities at ‘Kolam Biru’ is the responsibility of all parties so that we can maintain the beauty of the River of Life,” Shahidan said.

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights
   

Next In Metro News

Vibrant return
‘Seize opportunities offered by Segamat’s inclusion in ECER’
Road closed for safety reason, says concessionaire
Help for elderly homeless woman
Allure of turquoise pool
3,000 vacancies on first leg of Selangor job fair
MBSA webinar drives home message on single-use plastics
In spirit of neighbourliness, let border reopen soon
‘Not viable to convert nightclubs into eateries’
MBPJ to repair damaged path at sports complex field

Others Also Read


Vouchers