LRT3 project has been officially launched by Prime Minister of Malaysia, Hon. Dato’ Sri Najib bin Tun Hj. Abdul Razak at Stadium Malawati, Shah Alam, Selangor Darul Ehsan on 24th August 2016. The event also was attended by Chief Minister of Selangor, Dato’ Seri Mohammed Azmin bin Ali; Chairman of Prasarana Malaysia Berhad, Tan Sri Ismail Adam; President & Group CEO of Prasarana, Dato’ Azmi Abdul Aziz; Minister of Transport, Dato’ Sri Liow Tiong Lai; Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister, Tan Sri Noh Omar; Selangor Exco, YB Dato’ Teng Chang Khim; MRCB Chairman, Tan Sri Mohamad Salim Fateh; George Kent Chairman Tan Sri Tan Kay Hock and others.
An estimated 4,500 pax of guests arrived for the distinguished event, comprising of Prasarana employees, contractors and politicians. The launch begins with a welcome speech by the Prasarana’s Group Chairman, Tan Sri Ismail Adam, followed by the keynote address by Prime Minister of Malaysia. The event was further celebrated with the launch gimmick and a flash mob. The event ended with the honorable Prime Minister of Malaysia touring the project information gallery walk and a model of the alignment and LRT3’s world-class U-trough technology.