Construction begins on RM4.2 mln concrete bridge over Sg Undop in Sri Aman

Harden (seated) and other officials pose for a group photo during the ground-breaking ceremony for the project in Sri Aman on March 5, 2024.

By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, March 6: The construction of a 70-metre concrete bridge over Sungai Undop in Kampung Beleti, Sabu, Sri Aman has started.

According to a Sarawak Public Communications Unit (Ukas) news report today, Deputy Minister of Education, Innovation, and Talent Development-cum-Simanggang assemblyman Datuk Francis Harden Hollis stated that the project was planned in 2018 before it was approved by Sri Aman Development Agency (SADA) at a cost of RM4.2 million.

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Harden also stated that once the project is completed, it will benefit the residents of Kampung Beleti, particularly Rumah Kedeney, by increasing their economic activity.

“So I hope that all the residents can fully cooperate with the implementing agency so that this project can be completed within the stipulated period of 12 months,” he was quoted as saying in the news report.

The minister made the remarks during the ground-breaking ceremony for the project yesterday (March 5) in Sri Aman.

During the ceremony, Harden was also briefed about the project by Sri Aman Public Works Department (JKR) deputy engineer, Kiew Siaw Hiong, before he proceeded to visit the project site.

Also present were Sri Aman Resident, Abang Mohd Porkan Abang Budiman, a representative of Sri Aman District officer, Sandin Ajah, Temenggong Kueh Aik Seng, and Tuai Rumah Maconi Ganda. — DayakDaily

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