PR1MA township with 1,500 affordable homes to be built in Teluk Intan, says Nga

TELUK INTAN: Projects worth about RM520mil have been approved to improve the lives of the people here, says Housing and Local Government Minister Nga Kor Ming (pic).

These include the RM511mil Bandar PR1MA Teluk Intan affordable housing development as well as new projects and maintenance works in the district.

"Some 1,500 units of affordable and environmentally-friendly homes will be built under the Bandar PR1MA project.

"The area will have public infrastructure, including a recreational park, on 61ha of land," he told a press conference after the groundbreaking ceremony here on Friday (June 14).

"It will be the first PR1MA township to be developed," he said.

"It is the ministry's commitment to build 500,000 affordable homes nationwide."

Nga said other projects included house repairs, and upgrading of water tanks, street lights, drains and retention ponds at residential areas, with a total cost of about RM8.7mil.

"This is our commitment to bring development and prosperity to the people," he added.

Nga also said that Kampung Bahagia has been chosen by the Prime Minister's Department to be adopted as a Kampung Madani.

"There will be 11 projects carried out, which include building a new arch and upgrading the jetty and community hall.

"These will be done immediately and completed by the end of the year," he said, adding that the combined cost of the works would be about RM2.5mil.

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