The River of Life and Blue Pool projects will be revived and promoted as new tourist attractions in Kuala Lumpur.
Federal Territories Minister Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim said that this was because KL, Putrajaya and Selangor are already in Phase Two of the National Recovery Plan, and therefore some tourism activities are now allowed.
He said it would be a focal destination for city folks to engage in various leisure activities, and as such, the task of preserving the facilities provided, as well as the cleanliness of rivers around the projects, must be a shared responsibility.
“This is so that the cleanliness of rivers and the beauty of the River of Life areas can be maintained to produce a Malaysian family with first class mentality and therefore achieve the ‘My City My Home’ goal,” he told reporters last week.
Shahidan also said that the beautification component, which covers the construction of a pedestrian bridge to connect Masjid Jamek and the Sultan Abdul Samad Building, Dataran Merdeka and the Blue Pool, as well as the redevelopment of the Titiwangsa Lake Guardian, was fully completed at the end of last year. – Bernama