KUALA LUMPUR — November 29, 2016: This capital city will have another iconic landmark when the new KL Putra World Trade Centre (KL PWTC) is completed within the next four years.
PWTC KL will have new office buildings, the Putrade Hall and a six-star hotel with a 70-storey tower, as well as the redevelopment of meeting halls at the existing PWTC and upgrading of the existing buildings.
The tower to be built at the Putra bus terminal site will have a floor area of 1.2 million square feet and will house the new Umno headquarters.
The groundbreaking ceremony of the new building was officiated by Prime Minister and Umno president Datuk Seri Najib Razak today.
Construction of the tower will begin on May 11, 2017, to coincide with the birth of Umno.
The project to be undertaken by Malaysian Resources Corporation Berhad will also comprise a mosque that can accommodate 5,000 people and a two-storey shopping podium.
The tower will exude a unique architecture inspired by traditional Malay outfit or sarong that is shorter than normal known as samping and curves of the keris.
The Tun Razak 1 and 2 Halls will be joined to become a two-storey hall with a floor area of 308,173 square feet.
All of the PWTC KL development components are in line with the River of Life and the Kuala Lumpur Walkway projects. — Bernama