Fri, 04 May 2001

40 venues for KL SEA Games

JAKARTA (JP): The organizing committee of the Kuala Lumpur Southeast Asian Games will use 40 venues to host the biennial event from Sept. 8 to Sept. 17.

Bernama reported that the venues would be located in Penang, Johor, Klang Valley and Negeri Sembilan.

Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Hishammuddin Tun Hussein is scheduled to begin visiting these venues on Friday to ensure that all the equipment and facilities meet the specified standards.

"The visits will also look at which venues need renovation to ensure that the work can be carried out as soon as possible," Bernama quoted the minister as saying. (yan)