Nine local companies were appointed by the Public Works Department (JKR) under the Ministry of Development (MoD) as consultants for eight separate projects in the 11th National Development Plan (RKN11).
Minister of Development Dato Seri Setia Ir Awang Haji Suhaimi bin Haji Gafar was guest of honour at the signing ceremony at the Atria Simpur Hall of JKR yesterday.
Deputy Minister of Development Dato Seri Paduka Ar Awang Haji Marzuke bin Haji Mohsin was also present.
Permanent Secretary at the MoD Haji Amer Hishamuddin bin Pehin Orang Kaya Amar Pahlawan Dato Seri Setia Haji Zakaria and Acting Director-General of Public Works Alice Lim Sui Kau signed the appointment agreements.
Petar Perunding Sdn Bhd was appointed consultant for the upgrading project of Gadong Phase 2 and Pintu Malim sewage treatment plants.
Bolton Hennessey Sdn Bhd was appointed consultant for the construction of flyover at the junction of Muara-Tutong Highway and Kampong Lugu.
Othman and Associates Consulting Engineers was appointed as consultant for two projects – upgrading works of Agis Agis Treatment Plant in Belait District and replacing/transferring old main pipes on Jalan Ban and Jalan Tutong.
Jurutera Tempatan was appointed as the consultant of the project to replace/move old main pipe at Melabau Tanks.
Arkitek Haza was appointed the consultant for Universiti Islam Sultan Sharif Ali (UNISSA) masterplan.
Sepakat Setia Perunding (B) Sdn Bhd was appointed as consultant for Police Force Academy Masterplan as well as Universiti Teknologi Brunei (UTB) Phase 4 project.
Arkitek Urusreka, Adwan and Associates and Hanafi Konsultan were also appointed as consultants for the UTB Phase 4 project.
The ceremony concluded with the handing over of the consultant appointment documents to the companies.