The roads will be named after the current and past Yang di-Pertuan Agong. Work on the installation of new signboards will begin tomorrow (November 26), DBKL says.
KUALA LUMPUR: The names of some major roads in Malaysia’s most populated city will change from Wednesday (Nov 26), the Kuala Lumpur City Hall announced on Monday.
According to a media release signed off by Dr Ismail Stapa, a corporate planning manager at KL City Hall, the names of some roads are being changed to honour previous royal heads of state. The roads affected are:
- Jalan Duta – will become Jalan Tunku Abdul Halim
- Jalan Khidmat Usaha – will become Jalan Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah
- Jalan Ipoh (from Jalan Segambut junction until Jalan Pahang junction) – will become Jalan Sultan Azlan Shah
- Persiaran Duta – will become Persiaran Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin
- Jalan Khidmat Setia and Jalan Ibadah – will become Jalan Sultan Mizan Zainal Abidin
- Lebuhraya Mahameru – will become Lebuhraya Sultan Iskandar
- Persiaran Mahameru – will become Persiaran Tuanku Ja’afar
- Jalan Semarak – will become Jalan Sultan Yahya Petra
Road signs to reflect the new names will be installed on Nov 26, City Hall said.