Selangor Journal

Five cores for PJKITA's success

PETALING JAYA, MAY 29: Petaling Jaya City Council (MBPJ) will implement five cores for the success of PJKITA programme this year, in partnership with four stakeholder companies through a memorandum of understanding (MOU) signed recently.
It’s Mayor, Dato’ Mohd Azizi Mohd Zain said the five priciples are volunteerism, engagement, smart partnership, culture & lifestyle and digital fabrication.
“Through these cores implementation, MBPJ have signed MOU with four stakeholders which are Medan Prestasi Sdn Bhd which is a subsidiary of Mk Lands Holding Berhad and Kolej Perkembangan Awal Kanak-Kanak.
“We’ve also entered into a strategic collaboration with Malaysia Social Enterprise Development Association (Mseda) and Majlis Perwakilan Penduduk Zon 1 in developing Urban Park 1 in Damansara Damai,” he said.
Mohd Azizi said, MBPJ’s goal is to be sustainable and inhabitable city with a good image and governance in addition to safe environment, harmonious and prosperous.
He said, the local authority has also prepared a long-term sustainable development framework ‘Sustainable Petaling Jaya 2030’ by setting five main directions being ‘environment’, ‘competitive economy’, ‘culture and community’, ‘inhabitable environment’ and ‘good governance’.
“We will also carry out several main projects among which is the Taman Komuniti planned under the #Pjkitapark segment.
“MBPJ also plan to create series of PJKITA Parks, each with its own uniqueness and identities,” he said.
At the same time, PJKITA i-Play Park will carry the concept of ‘Outdoor classroom’ that enable the young people to enjoy playing while learning about technology, environment, arts and culture.
Mohd Azizi said, the same concept and approach have been used to develop the second PJKITA Park in PJS 6/3b, Kampung Lindungan with the cooperation from Selangor Public Library Corporation (PPAS) and local residents.
“It has five segments requested by the local children which are i-Think, i-Grow, i-Fun, i-Ranger and i-Green.
“Therefore, Damansara Damai community should feel the sense of ownership and belonging towards the park,” he said.

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