PFCE Integrated Plant and Project (PIPP) held its piling ceremony for the MAHA Tower and its 28.5 acres of integrated tourism development project today. The event was officiated by the former Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. The project was originally proposed by PIPP’s team with a vision to further enhance the inflow of tourist and once again place Langkawi Island on the world map as one of the tourist hotspots. The proposed iconic tower – MAHA Tower – will stand at a height of 138 metres with a telecommunication control room at 111 metres and an observation deck at 102 metres and above sea level with a view of Pulau Dayang.

The site of the proposed development project is in the process of reclamation with about over 2 acres of the land being reclaimed thus far by Dekinjaya Builders Sdn. Bhd. who is also the appointed construction company for this upcoming project.

PIPP targets to complete the construction for the MAHA Tower by mid-2015. In addition to the tower there will be a surrounding commercial developments, which will consist of service apartments, hotels, multi-storey retail units etc. The estimated GDV for this integrated tourism development project will be about RM300 million Upon the completion of the MAHA Tower, PIPP will be the legal owner of the tower and shall be responsible for the property management and commercial activities of the tower until the expiry of the lease.

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