A number of project sites handled by the Public Works Department, Ministry of Development in the Belait District were the focus of the visit by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Jurutera Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar, Minister of Development, yesterday morning. The visit provided an opportunity to the delegation to take a detailed look at the progress of the ongoing projects.
The Ministry of Development continues to strive to enhance the life quality and well-being of the citizens by planning and conducting several projects under the 11th National Development Plan. The main river and tributaries upgrading project at the town area in Seria aims to mitigate floods in the Kuala Belait and Seria areas. Meanwhile, the sewerage system upgrading project at the Kuala Belait and Seria Municipal area, costing 4 point 2 million dollars aimed to ensure that the flow of sewage water is not blocked.
The project to replace the raw water pipeline support from Badas Water pump Station to the Seria Water Treatment Plant, costs some 1 point 2 million dollars, while the project to replace and transfer the old main pipelines for all districts, main pipelines from the Seria Water Treatment Plant to the Sungai Bera Industrial Tank and Badas Raw Water Pump play a role in continuously supplying water to the public. The project worth 916 thousand 840 dollars can enhance the production of clean water quality process from the water treatment plant in Seria.
Meanwhile the Main Rivers and tributaries upgrading project at the Kampung Lumut Catchment, is to upgrade the drainage system at the Kampung Lumut area and mitigate floods at the area.
Also in the delegation was Dato Seri Setia Architect Awang Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin, Deputy Minister of Development.
Source: Radio Television Brunei