SIO 5 – Travel & Transportation Sustainable Activities

JANUARY  2020

S50120/01
Green Activity:
Electric Vehicle Launching Ceremony

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Date:
20 January 2020

Place/Venue:
Ministry of Housing and Local Government Building, Putrajaya.

Participants:
YB Puan Hajah Zuraida Binti Kamaruddin, YBM Senator Dato’ Raja Kamarul Bahrin Shah Ibni Raja Ahmad Baharuddin Shah (Deputy Minister of KPKT), YBhg. Prof. Datuk Ts. Dr. Wahid bin Razzaly (UTHM Vice-Chancellor), YBhg. Dato’ Mohd Shafiee Bin Mohd Sanip, (Managing Director of Perisind Samudra Sdn Bhd) and YBhg. Prof. Dr. Mohd Shahir Shamsir Bin Omar (UTHM Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Research and Innovation).

Description:
Launching ceremony of an electric vehicle was held at the Ministry of Housing and Local Government Building lobby, Putrajaya. This Electric Vehicle is for the use of the Pengerang Municipal Council. YB Mrs. Hajah Zuraida Binti Kamaruddin (Minister of Housing and Local Government) was pleased to officiate the launching of the BYD E6 Electric Vehicle for Pengerang Municipal Council use. The event was a sign of support from the Ministry of Housing and Local Government (KPKT) for Smart City development initiatives in Malaysia. Besides, this is one of the efforts to make Pengerang as a model of Smart Cities in Johor. The KPKT welcomes cooperation between UTHM and Perisind Samudra Sdn Bhd and the Pengerang Municipal Council in promoting the use of electric vehicles in Pengerang as a pioneer in making Pengerang a smart and sustainable city.