Categorised | News

RM30 mil needed to rebuild Brickfields

KUALA LUMPUR, 12 June 2009: A RM30 million allocation is needed to turn Brickfields into a tourist attraction known as “Little India”, Deputy Federal Territories Minister Datuk M Saravanan said today.

He said the plan would include diversion of roads into one-way streets, road widening, construction of a multistorey car park, and setting up stalls in streets.

However, Saravanan noted that the problem of traffic congestion needed to be addressed first before Brickfields could become a tourist attraction and a hub for the Indian Malaysian culture in the city.

“The ministry is in the final stage of preparing a proposal on the project and would submit it to the cabinet before end of August,” he said, after launching a fundraising campign for displaced people in northern Sri Lanka at  the Buddhist Maha Vihara temple in Brickfields here. — Bernama

Post to Twitter Post to Google Buzz Post to Delicious Post to Digg Post to Facebook Post to StumbleUpon



One Response to “RM30 mil needed to rebuild Brickfields”

  1. Main says:

    Why not more? The intercultural relations should be brought up as well in Brickfields.


Most Read (Past 3 Months)

Most Comments (Past 3 Months)

  • None found

Advertisement


<

Advertisement


<
  • The Nut Graph

 

Switch to our mobile site