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We are please to announce that BMTJELAS Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Beta Mutiara Corporation Bhd has appointed William Consulting to provide Project Management & Contract Management Services for the Jelas Expressway.

The Jelas Expressway project is a new interurban 116km expressway linking Jelapang Interchange and Batu Kawan at Penang Second Bridge. The project is expected to cost RM3.2 billion and expected to be completed in 3 years.

The 116km long expressway project is named as "Jelapang-Selama-Batu Kawan Expressway”, also referred as "JELAS”. The expressway will be designed according to Malaysian Highway Authority (MHA/LLM) ‘Interurban Toll Expressway Standard Malaysia’ (ITESM).

The expressway will have three lane dual carriageways and will be fully financed by Elaf Bank of Bahrain.

JELAS aimed to help reduce the daily traffic jam between Ipoh, Selama and Batu Kawan as well as to shorten the distance from Ipoh to Penang at the Penang Second Bridge, Batu Kawan.

This highway will become a new backbone of Northern Perak, Southern Kedah and Penang. The infrastructure will help support and expedite the Industrial and Economic growth of the state of Perak, Penang and Kedah, converting the existing agricultural region into a major and rapid industrial region.