Magnificent Public Buildings of Putrajaya – The Working Enclave Part 1

Without realising it, over the years Putrajaya has become the epicentre of great architectures with majestic buildings and aesthetic monuments that cannot be missed for a first time visitor. Even for a seasoned traveller, the majestic buildings of Putrajaya continue to awe. These days, Putrajaya wears many crowns from the spacious and wide boulevards inundated with flowering plants to the scenic view of the Putrajaya Lake and Putra Mosque that have become the luminous landmarks of the city to the functional and aesthetic public buildings that are dotted along the Persiaran Perdana. Just beside the great mosque, Putra Mosque and Putrajaya Lake, stands the Perdana Putra, a six-storey natural stone-clad complex in Precinct 1 that houses the offices of the Malaysian Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister, the Chief Secretary, Ministers in the Prime Minister’s Office and top Government officials. It is known as PMO as in the Prime Minister’s Office. The distinctive feature of the Perdana Putra is the huge green onion-bulbous dome that resembles the dome of the Madinatul Munawarah or the Prophet Muhammad’s Mosque in Medina, Saudi Arabia. With the combination of Islamic Mogul architecture with tinges of Malay heritage, Perdana Putra is also seen as a replica of Zahir Mosque in Alor Setar, Kedah Seri Perdana Complex, the official residence for the present and future Prime Ministers of Malaysia, consists of three blocks that entail the banquet, reception and residential block. On many occasions, Seri Perdana is used for official banquets and receptions of which the main reception and banquet block are open to the public for guided tours. As for the residential block, it is...

Royal FLORIA Putrajaya at MATTA Fair

Saturday, March 14 2015, Kuala Lumpur: Perbadanan Putrajaya (PPj) is having a pavilion at the MATTA Fair 2015 at Putra World Trade Centre, Kuala Lumpur from 13 to 15 March and for the first time Royal FLORIA Putrajaya will be participating in the MATTA Fair at the Perbadanan Putrajaya (PPj) pavilion.   Visitors to the MATTA Fair will get the opportunity to purchase specially priced admission tickets to Royal FLORIA Putrajaya 2015 which include entrance to the new attractions at ROYAL Floria Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival 2015, the Spring and Winter Gardens. There are also special hotel offer packages for those looking to vacation at Putrajaya during the ROYAL Floria Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival 2015. The Festival is set to open from May 30 to June 7, 2015 at its permanent site, Anjung Floria, in Precinct 4, Putrajaya. The Eighth Royal FLORIA Putrajaya Flower and Garden Festival in 2015 will feature the Spring and Winter Gardens as major attractions. Visitors to Perbadanan Putrajaya’s exhibition booths at the MATTA Fair (Booth no: 30015 & 30016) who purchase tickets to Royal FLORIA Flower and Garden Festival stand to gain the exclusivity of not having to wait in line for tickets at the festival site.   Themed ‘Tapestry of Hues’ and featuring lilies as the festival flower, Royal FLORIA Putrajaya 2015 Flower and Garden Festival is Malaysia’s very own international flower and garden festival hosted by Perbadanan Putrajaya (PPj) and supported by the Ministry of Federal Territories and Tourism Malaysia, promises an exhibition of lilies totalling 150 species in specially designed gardens and exhibits. Beginning 2015, the festival is managed...

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