KEYS TO WISMA KIAN YAP GIVEN TO WELFARE DEPT
The Welfare Department has been given the keys to Wisma Kian Yap which was bought by the Ministry of Social Welfare from the Wong Chik Lim Group of Companies for RM4,660,000.
The five-storeyed building with a total floor area of 35,800 square feet is at Mile 3 Jalan Tun Mustapha.
It will be renovated for use as offices for agencies under the ministry and non-governmental organisations whose activities are related to the agencies.
The ministry also purchased two land lots with a total area of about 10,000 square feet near the building for RM235,000 and a three-storeyed bungalow house at Taman Kian Yap, Jalan Ranca from the same company.
Staff quarters would be built on the land and the bungalow would be used as a temporary shelter for juveniles and women. At the key handing over ceremony yesterday, Welfare director Zulkifli Hassan said: “With these new facilities we would be able to better serve the local community”.
Wong Chik Lim Group chairman Norman Wong Shew Yam who officiated at the ceremony also donated RM3,000 to the Welfare Department’s Sports Club.