PR1MA collaborates with Huawei and SANY Construction at ACMROCH to build sustainable, smart homes for Malaysians

PR1MA Corporation Malaysia (PR1MA) has initiated partnerships with Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd and SANY Construction Industry Development (M) Sdn Bhd to mobilise regional cooperation in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) principles,

 Taking place at ASEAN-China Ministerial Roundtable on Construction and Housing (ACMROCH 2024) which features the theme ‘Building a Sustainable Future: Deepening ASEAN-China Cooperation in Housing and Urban Development for Prosperity,’ this initiative aspires to improve the lifestyle of Malaysians by building homes that are sustainable and incorporate smart technology.

 The ceremony saw an exchange of the Letter of Interest (LOI) between Ministry of Local Government Development’s (KPKT), subsidiary, PR1MA Corporation Malaysia (PR1MA), represented by Group CEO, Datuk Seri Haji Mohd Nazri Md Shariff and Henry Hsu Yen Shuenn, Deputy Country Director for Device Business at Huawei Technologies (Malaysia) Sdn Bhd. The LOI is to integrate the latter’s smart devices into PR1MA’s development projects.

 Meanwhile, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between PR1MA and SANY Construction Industry Development (M) Sdn Bhd’s (SCID) Executive Director, Dato’ Sri Chang Bar Kuei was inked to facilitate collaboration in developing innovation in smart renewable energy in line with the ESG principles.

 The KPKT Minister, Tuan Nga Kor Ming noted that such collaborations are necessary to improve the quality of life for Malaysians as it builds sustainable homes and communities.

 “Strategic collaborations forged by government agencies such as PR1MA are important in ensuring they enhance expertise to achieve this aspiration. KPKT will continue to support PR1MA, as our leading affordable housing agency, in building sustainable homes and communities for the rakyat,” he said.

Nga pointed out ACMROCH’s theme this year reflects the region’s commitment to enhance collaboration and cooperation for a better and greener future.

 “I am hopeful that we can achieve consensus and set priorities for accelerating the implementation of sustainable urban development in ASEAN and China.”

 The minister elaborated China has been a frontrunner in technology, and has consistently pushed the boundaries of innovation and development. Therefore, ASEAN stands to benefit from increased collaboration and exchange with China.

“By leveraging China’s technological advancements, ASEAN can accelerate its own growth and development across various industries, particularly in construction and housing.”

The exchange ceremony was witnessed by Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dato’ Seri Anwar bin Ibrahim accompanied by KPKT Minister, Tuan Nga Kor Ming.