ALOR SETAR, March 24 (Bernama) -- Perlis, the host of the 17th SUKMA scheduled from May 24 to June 4, declared that 95 percent of the infrastructure and facilities are ready.
Perlis Menteri Besar Azlan Man said the remaining five percent, involving the aquatics centre and the indoor badminton hall, would be completed before the SUKMA.
"The ground work for the swimming pool is ready...we are only waiting for the equipment to arrive from Italy and expected to be fixed by May 8. The completion date was fixed by the project director (Public Works Department).
"All sports and venues will be in Perlis. No events will be held outside Perlis. Most of the action will be at the Kangar Sports Complex which is near the Utama Stadium," he told reporters meeting Kedah Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Mukhriz Tun Dr Mahathir at Wisma Darul Aman, here Monday.
The SUKMA in Perlis will feature 24 sports and the official opening ceremony is scheduled on May 26.....