UPSI, 20 January-Deputy Secretary General, Ministry of Higher Education, Datuk Nik Ali Mat Yunus attended the handing over ceremony for Construction of Ditches, Traffic System and Landscape Project at the Sultan Azlan Shah Campus which was held at the project site, a 25 meters long bridge.
Datuk Nik Ali stated that the project, which took up an expense of RM 27,347,705.32 will be completed within two years starting from the 21st of December 2015 all the way until 18th of December 2017.
He also added that the project uses the expenses from the Tenth Malaysia Plan under the fourth Rolling Plan (RP4) which was extended into the Eleventh Malaysia Plan to upgrade existing infrastructures to accommodate future developments.
“The project will serve as a major convenience for UPSI as it will help accommodate road systems, walkways, balance tanks, sewage and piping systems. Plus, the construction of two bridges, at a length of 40 meters and 25 meters respectively, will serve as a critical connection point between the two project sites.”
‘On the behalf of the ministry, and as a representative to UPSI, I am delighted to hear about the latest developments of the project and I hope UPSI will utilize the completed infrastructure to its fullest capacity,” he remarked.
The Completed Project Handover Certificate signing ceremony followed suit, which was spearheaded by the Deputy Vice Chancellor Student and Alumni Affairs
Associate Prof. Dr. Md Amin Md Taff and the Engineer for Public Works Department (JKR) Batang Padang District Division, Mr Saiful Azzuan Aznam.
Also attending are the acting Director of the Development and Property Management Division of UPSI, Ir Zulkefly Mohd Yusuf; Civil Engineer Senior Superintendent, JKR Perak, Encik Salehuddin Othman and Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic and International) of UPSI, Professor Dr. Mohd Sahandri Gani Hamzah.