SADA to implement 5 infrastructure projects in Sri Aman this year

Rohani (center) speaking to reporters during a press conference held after the SADA steering committee meeting. Photo credit: Ukas

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KUCHING, June 23: The Sri Aman Development Agency (SADA) will implement five infrastructure projects in Sri Aman this year involving the construction of a bridge, flood mitigation project, longboat jetty, improvement of existing jetty, and renovation works of the Sarawak Skills Development Center (PPKS).

According to a news report from Sarawak Public Communication Unit (Ukas), Sri Aman Development Agency (SADA) chairwoman Dato Sri Rohani Abdul Karim said the five projects are among 52 projects approved by the SADA steering committee with a total cost of RM1.22 billion as of June 22, 2022.

“The five projects implemented in Sri Aman this year involves building a bridge across the Sg Undop in Kampung Beleti (Rh Kedeney) Sabu in Sri Aman; construction of flood mitigation in Kejamut area; construction of a longboat jetty in Kemayau Manis area, Lubok Antu; improvement of the existing jetty in Ulu Menyang, Lubok Antu and renovation works for PPKS,” she said during a press conference held after SADA steering committee meeting held at Wisma SADA in Sri Aman on Wednesday (June 22).

Rohani noted that other infrastructure projects approved covers the construction of roads, bridges, drainage and irrigation systems, agriculture (ecosystems), non-agricultural economy (tourism) as well as social projects involving technical, vocational education and training (TVET).

She said all these projects are currently in the pre-implementation phase involving documentation and project design processes.

She added, apart from the five projects, the rest of the projects will be implemented in 2023 and 2024 in phases.

Meanwhile, Rohani, who is also Batang Lupar MP, said the steering committee at the last meeting had also approved the project to protect the banks of Sungai Batang Lupar with an estimated cost of RM60 million.

She also said the project will be implemented in the third quarter of 2023 covering the soil protection work from Sungai Jambu to Tanjung Engkabang. — DayakDaily