DBKL urged to preserve Kwangtung Cemetery as city poises to expand

Fion Yap

Modified 21 Jul 2020, 10:18 pm

Cheras MP Tan Kok Wai urged the Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) to preserve Kwangtung Cemetery's heritage site status as the city looked to expand the city limits.

"The cemetery could be included within the central business district, but we ask the government to promise that the area will never be affected or developed, except to beautify or improve its infrastructure.

“We hope the DBKL will state it in black-and-white, when it gazettes the 2040 Structure Plan on Jan 1 next year,” Tan said after a public hearing at DBKL's headquarters yesterday...

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