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Latin American Ambassadors from 8 countries Inaugural visit to ITIS Control Centre co-organised by InvestKL and PEMUDAH DBKL Task Force

Kuala Lumpur, 24 October 2017 - InvestKL, in collaboration with DBKL (Kuala Lumpur City Hall), today organised a visit to Integrated Transport Management Centre (ITIS) ControlCentre for Latin American Ambassadors to Malaysia. Representing the Kuala Lumpur City Hall was Datuk Hj Mahadi Che Ngah, Executive Director of Project Managmement of DBKL. Together with InvestKL CEO Datuk Zainal Amanshah, they hosted the Ambassadors from a total of 8 Latin American countries, including Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Uruguay, Venezuela, and Cuba.

The Latin American entourage were taken for a tour and demonstration of the ITIS Control Centre led by Dato’ Pardip Kumar Kekreja, a member of the PEMUDAH DBKL Task Force. The ITIS Control Centre in Bukit Jalil showed live traffic conditions in Kuala Lumpur and its surrounding areas.

 “The Integrated Transportation Information System (ITIS) is a an effective and sustainable means of managing Greater KL’s transport infrastructure by using the latest in information management technology to assist motorists in making the most appropriate decisions about their travel by gathering and sharing accurate and up-to-date information about road traffic conditions.”, said Datuk Haji Mahadi Bin C. Ngah from DBKL.

InvestKL CEO Datuk Zainal Amanshahadded that a commuter-friendly system such as ITIS enables Kuala Lumpur residents and expats alike to experience smoother and conducive journeys when driving within Greater KL This allows them to fully explore the liveability aspect that the city has to offer with ease.

“Kuala Lumpur is not only famous for the various landmarks, nightlife and shopping centres, the city is also a safe city with lots of hidden gems and natural green spaces such as the Bukit Jalil International Gardens, KLCC park, Lake Gardens etc. which are well enjoyed facilities by the locals and expats alike”.

After enjoying a tour and explanation of ITIS, the Ambassadors were also brought along on a leisurely stroll in the nearby Bukit Jalil International Gardens where they were greeted with ‘mini gardens’ inspired by other countries.


For more information, please contact:
Md. Aznan Md. Zain
Senior Assistant Director, Promotions and Media Unit
Corporate Planning Department, DBKL
Email : mdaznan@dbkl.gov.my
Tel : +603 2617 9809

Katheja Begum
Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications
InvestKL Corporation
Email : katheja.begum@investkl.gov.my
Tel : +603 2260 2270  / +6019 279 6648

About InvestKL
Invest KL Corporation (InvestKL) is the government entity set up under the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP) to attract large global multinationals such as Fortune 500 and Forbes 2000 companies to undertake operational headquarters, international procurement centres, regional distribution centres or regional shared services centres in Greater Kuala Lumpur (GKL) and strategically grow their business in Asia.

Under the purview of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) and Ministry of Federal Territories, InvestKL continues its engagement with PEMANDU Associates and works with Government Ministries, entities and agencies to formulate attractive fiscal packages, and help corporations identify business opportunities while strengthening their competitiveness regionally and globally. 
Source: InvestKL