TTDI folk angry that Taman Rimba Kiara still under threat

Noel Achariam

Taman Rimba Kiara supporters taking part in a protest to save the open space last November. Residents of Taman Tun Dr Ismail fought the previous Barisan Nasional administration to preserve one of the last green lungs in the city and are shocked to discover that the new KL City Plan fails to safeguard it. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 21, 2018.

TAMAN Tun Dr Ismail residents fighting to save a public park from development are up in arms over the recently gazetted Kuala Lumpur City Plan 2020, which shows that the park has been rezoned with the possibility for future development.

Stakeholders were never consulted on the plan before it was gazetted and are alarmed at its deviations from the KL Draft Plan 2008, said Save Taman Rimba Kiara (STRK) coordinator Leon Koay.

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