ALOR SETAR, July 15 (Bernama) -- Come July 21, the Kedah Urban Transformation Centre (UTC) here will be fully operational, said Mentri Besar Datuk Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir.
He said the UTC would meet the needs and facilitate the public better in dealing with various services, especially with government departments.
He expressed satisfaction with the construction of the UTC which was almost complete, having taken just six weeks, at a cost of RM50.5 million.
Mukhriz said the soft launch would be held on July 29, adding the official launch was on Aug 17.
He was speaking to reporters after visiting the centre here today.
Mukhriz said the Kedah UTC would be open daily from 8.30am to 10pm, except public holidays.
There are 400 parking spaces in the UTC building, while 500 lots will be provided outside the building. It will be monitored by the Alor Setar City Council.
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