KOTA KINABALU: Kota Kinabalu City Hall (DBKK) will retain Bukit Padang, also known as Tun Fuad Park, as a recreational park under its direct supervision.
It promises no hotel or other building development.
Mayor DBKK Datuk Yeo Boon Hai said that Chief Minister Tan Sri Musa Hj Aman has given DBKK the mandate to ensure the area was retained as a park.
"I am honoured that our Chief Minister has given us the trust to continue to supervise and retain Bukit Padang area as a recreational park" he said when met after the Kiosk Design Competition at DBKK on Sunday, 8 October.
He disclosed that the 153-acre Bukit Padang area is currently under the DBKK's supervision and also monitoring any natural park development.
Yeo also said that any new hotel or building development in the area will not happen and the existing landscape of the park will be maintained.
"There is no development involving private parties in the area and we will not sign or approve any development projects in the area.
"I assure you, that any development in the area is merely for the improvement of the recreational area and for the benefit of the community" he explained.