A workshop which was to be organised by the city council’s buildings department before the end of the year to determine how best to handle the preservation of buildings of heritage and historical value and how to deal with dilapidated buildings in Ipoh, has been rescheduled to January.
This was confirmed by Mayor Dato Roshidi after the recent MBI full board meeting. Roshidi had stated in August that the workshop was to be held before the end of the year.
Roshidi said that he had recently received instruction from Menteri Besar Dato Seri Zambry to “give serious concern to old buildings and its landscape” to which he stated that he and his team would be “going all out” to resolve the issue.
In recent weeks, heritage society members have been enquiring from Ipoh Echo the outcome of the workshop.
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