Bukit Kiara park closure postponed

THE closure of Taman Persekutuan Bukit Kiara in Taman Tun Dr Ismail (TTDI), Kuala Lumpur, for an upgrading project has been postponed following requests from stakeholders.

The decision was announced by Drainage and Irrigation Department (DID) director Mohd Azmin Hussin during an engagement with National Landscape Department (JLN) and stakeholder representatives.

The project to desilt the park’s pond and river as well as improve its infrastructure, estimated to cost RM6mil, commenced on May 28.

Azmin said the project had been expected to take 18 months or until November 2025 and required the park to be closed for the entire period as a safety precaution.

“The contractor had planned to close the park beginning June 10.

“However, due to the concerns raised by the stakeholders, especially on the project’s impact on the surroundings, we have decided to postpone the closure of the park pending a town hall session to be held soon with all stakeholders,” he told StarMetro after the session at Kuala Lumpur City Hall’s (DBKL) Segambut branch office in TTDI.

Numerous residents had voiced their suggestions as well as dissatisfaction regarding the park’s closure.


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