The signboard for the Kolej Laila Taib project.

MUKAH: The proposed development project for Kolej Laila Taib (KLT) here commenced about two months ago and when completed, will add another institution of higher learning to the district.

A worker at the site of the project recently said work had begun about two months ago.

The KLT project is located adjacent to Mukah Polytechnic (PMU), about one kilometre off Jalan Mukah-Oya, which is 7km from town.

Nearby PMU and the KLT project is Universiti Teknologi Mara (UiTM) Mukah Campus, 1.7km away at the end of the same spur road.

About 500m from PMU and KLT project is the ongoing Sarawak Skill Development Centre (PPKS) project, which is expected to be completed soon.

The site for the proposed Universiti Malaysia Sarawak’s (Unimas) Excellent Research Centre project is also located within the same area at the same spur road, about 300m from PMU and KLT project.

Meanwhile, the proposed Giat Mara project nearby the PPKS project is scheduled to complete by November 2021.

Once completed, these projects are expected to propel this district to emerge as an education hub in the near future.