|New Stadium Design.|
The State Government will commence the construction of a new stadium at Bukit Merbau,Pasir Puteh in early March next year with a unique concept of the stadium with the mosque.
Chairman of the Economic Planning, Finance and the Welfare State, Datuk Husam Musa said, the main committee in the construction of sports complexes and stadiums selecteddeveloper will be appointed at the end of December. "In early March next year, preparatory work will be initiated at the state-owned land to avoid land acquisition costs. Some of the sports complex project for and partly for commercial purposes to cover the cost of building the new stadium.
"The State Government intends to use the 49.2 hectares of land in Bukit Merbau inspired by chief minister's own design ideas," he said when replying to Ahmad Baihaqi Atiqulah (PAS-Pasir Tumboh) to ask questions the date of the first phase of the new Stadium began. Husam said the concept of the stadium along with the mosque was a favorite of sports and religious consolidation that line.
Prior to this, Chief Minister, Datuk Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, as he announced the construction of the stadium, said the proposed sports complex is open to any developer to send the proposal on the basis of BOT construction, operation and transfer.