SUKMA XX Right on Track

MB Johor, Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal, accompanied by State Secretary, State Finance Officer, and Mayor of Iskandar Puteri looking at the plans and progress for SUKMA XX venues

Menteri Besar Johor pays a visit to the venues of the Malaysia Sports 20th Edition (SUKMA XX) with the developers, Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor (KPRJ)

Menteri Besar Johor Datuk Dr Sahruddin Jamal expressed his satisfaction and confidence on the level and stage of development of SUKMA XX (Malaysia Sports 20th Edition) venues that will be happening in the state next year.

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He was on a working visit to inspect and see for himself the progress of the work done by developers, Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor (KPRJ) and found that everything is on schedule, and possibly looking at early completion – as soon as February or April 2020.

KPRJ representative showing Datuk Sahruddin, some of the key features of the SUKMA XX venue projects

“As of now, I am very pleased. This means that there are no delayed projects. In fact, there are some ahead of schedule,” he said when visiting Sportcity Mount Austin – one of the SUKMA XX venues.

Sportcity will be housing a track and field stadium, rugby stadium, as well as a shooting centre that is at 95% completion.

The two other venues, which are the Youth Hub in Iskandar Puteri and Arena Emas in Taman Impian Emas, are at 46% completion.

The Youth Hub will be home to a velodrome and a BMX track whereas the Arena Emas will have an archery complex, lawn bowl field, petanque arena, and a squash centre.

SUKMA XX will be happening from 11th to 19th July next year.