DALAT: Mukah Public Works Department (JKR) will be upgrading four roads at separate villages here soon for the convenience and comfort of the local people.

The projects, with a combined contract sum of RM1.2 million, are under the rural transformation programme (RTP).

The upgrading work for the 322-metres long Jalan Kampung Penat and Jalan Kampung Kekan (431.6 metres) would cost RM300,000 respectively.

For roads towards the Islamic Cemetery in Oya (39.8-metres) and Islamic Cemetery in Dalat (338.8-metres), the contract value for each is RM300,000.

Recently, Abang Hashim Zainuddin who represented Mukah MP Datuk Hanifah Hajar Taib visited the sites of the yet to be upgraded projects.

He was accompanied by assistant Dalat District officer Alescia Was, JKR staff Nur Lokman Lokeng and Farah Adiba Zaidi, as well as local leaders.

Abang Hashim (second right) and others inspect one of the project sites.