| Achong Tanjong |
MINISTER of Health, Pehin Orang Kaya Johan Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Adanan bin Begawan Pehin Siraja Khatib Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Mohd Yusof yesterday made a working visit to two construction projects of the Ministry of Health.
The minister and his delegation visited the Lambak Kanan Health Centre construction project at Kg Lambak Kanan and the State Medical and Health Store at Kampong Madaras, Mukim Gadong ‘A’.
The visit aimed at taking a closer look at the progress of the construction projects and to identify matters that need to be addressed, if any.
The foundation stone lying ceremony for the Lambak Kanan Health Centre was officiated by the Minister of Health on June 23, 2014.
The construction project of the health centre which is situated on a 4.45-hectare site (11 acres), is expected to cost B$14 million.
The construction project of the State Medical and Health Store began on December 12, 2013 with an allocation of B$8.7 million.
The building is scheduled for completion in early 2016.
Both construction projects come under the Ministry of Health’s 10th National Development Plan.
Also present during the visit were Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Health, Deputy Permanent Secretary (Administration & Finance), Directors and senior officers of the Ministry of Health.