M'sian buildings designed after 2017 ready to withstand earthquakes, says don

KUALA LUMPUR: Most of the new government buildings designed after 2017 are ready to withstand earthquakes, says Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) Engineering Seismology and Earthquake Engineering Research group leader Prof Dr Azlan Adnan.

Azlan, who is also a lecturer in the Structure and Materials Department in UTM's School of Civil Engineering, said, however, that older buildings built before that may face the risk of suffering severe damage from earthquakes.

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