17 October 2019

Penang Hill Corporation General Manager Dato’ Cheok Lay Leng was invited to be one of the panel speakers at the “Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum ” (APUF-7) on 17 October 2019.

Dato’ Cheok shared the roles of Penang Hill in promoting urban health through good governance and good urban design during the session themed "Urban Health through Good Governances and Good Urban Design", moderated by Mr. Mustapha Kamal Zulkarnain, Fellow Member of PAM.

Other panelists were President of PAM Ms.Lillian Tay Wai Fun, Public Health Physician of University of Malaya Dr. Sanjay Rampal and Ms. Khoo Salma from Penang Heritage Trust.

APUF-7 took place in Penang from 15 to 17 October 2019 at the Setia SPICE Convention Centre. The forum aimed at mobilizing partners from across the region to focus on accelerating implementation to achieve a sustainable future for cities throughout Asia and the Pacific.

Also present were Housing and Local Government Minister YB Zuraida Binti Kamaruddin and Penang State Exco for Environment, Welfare and Caring Society YB Phee Boon Poh.