King officiates launch of Sasar housing project at Setapak's Wardieburn Camp


KUALA LUMPUR: Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah officiated the One Member One House (SASaR) housing programme at Wardieburn Camp and Genting Klang Camp, Setapak here Thursday (Nov 9).

His Majesty was received by Defence Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Hasan and Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Mohd Zuki Ali upon arrival at Wardieburn Camp, here at 10.30 am.

Also present were Deputy Defence Minister Adly Zahari, Defence Ministry secretary-general Datuk Seri Isham Ishak, and Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF) chief Gen Tan Sri Mohammad Ab Rahman.

Army chief Gen Datuk Muhammad Hafizuddeain Jantan, Air Force chief Gen Tan Sri Mohd Asghar Khan Goriman Khan and Navy deputy chief Vice-Admiral Datuk Zulhelmy Ithnain.

Al-Sultan Abdullah also visited the gallery site and signed a plaque at the opening ceremony.

The SASaR MAF Wardieburn and Setapak housing construction project is an initiative of the Defence Ministry to provide housing for MAF members, veterans and civil servants in the Defence Ministry (Mindef) in Kuala Lumpur.

Mindef in a statement said that the SASaR MAF Wardieburn housing will involve the construction of 974 residential units with an area of 1,400 and 1,500 square feet.

In addition, the SASaR MAF Setapak housing project will involve the construction of 6,400 residential units in stages with an area between 1,000 square feet and 1,200 square feet.

Mindef said the housing project is an initiative of the ministry to provide conducive and comfortable homes in line with the National Affordable Housing Policy, the Civil Malaysia Concept, the Defence White Paper and the Ministry of Defence's Strategic Plan 2021-2025. - Bernama

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