Azman Hashim Community Sports Centre launched by Sarawak Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Abang Openg & together with our Chairman of Amcorp Group Tan Sri Azman Hashim.
Speaking at the launching ceremony of Azman Hashim Community Sports Centre, Sarawak Chief Minister also said that SibuJaya would turn into a hub of connectivity for different towns once the six-kilometre road connecting the township to Lanang area is completed.As a hub, Sibu Jaya would be connected to the food baskets in Sarikei, Bintangor and Julau.
“When those agriculture activities are being developed, the connectivity will be between Sibu and SibuJaya and SibuJaya is not far from airport, so it can be a hub to export the produce,”he said.
He also said that with the completion of Coastal Road expected in 2025, it would change the landscape of Sibu. SibuJaya would also enjoy the fruits of these changes.
Meanwhile, Chairman of Amcorp Group Tan Sri Azman Hashim said the proposed Community Sports Centre will be one of a modern design, multi-functional use and fully equipped.
“It will hold a football field and an outdoor 8-lane athletic track complete with comfortable covered seating for spectators. The track will be made of International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Certified Herculan Rubberised Track System paved on a suspended slab. It is certified and qualified to host regional meets of up to Asean level international competitions,” he said.
He said along with these, multi-purpose indoor stadium which can house multiple sporting activities from basketball, futsal, volleyball, badminton and even gymnastic meets. There are also changing rooms with toilets and shower facilities and alfresco outlet for basic sporting necessities and supplies.
“We hope this Community Sports Centre will encourage our younger generation and all Sibu Jaya residents to enjoy a healthy lifestyle. God willing, some future National sportsmen, sportswomen and athletes may be from Sibu Jaya,” he enthused.