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MOM with PBAPP for JICA Partnership Program

March 25, 2014
  MOM with PBAPP for JICA Partnership Program
 Tokyo Suido Services Co., Ltd. (TSS), Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang (PBAPP) have signed an MOM (Minutes of Meeting) for the NRW (Non-Revenue Water) Reduction Technology Training and Capacity Building Project, a JICA Partnership Program (Local Economic Promotion Type) in Malaysia.
1. Signing of MOM
(1)Date: March 18, 2014
(2)Place: Bayview Hotel Georgetown, Penang, Malaysia
Perbadanan Bekalan Air Pulau Pinang (PBAPP)
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA)
Tokyo Suido Services Co., Ltd. (TSS)
(4) Attended by (from left to right in the photo)
  ・ YB Tuan Lim Hock Seng, Non-Executive Director of BA Holdings Bhd
  ・ Dr. Atsushi Masuko, President of TSS

  ・ Ir. Jaseni bin Maidinsa, General Manager of PBAPP
  ・ YAB Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Chief Minister of the State of Penang (Chairman of PBA
    Holdings Bhd):
  ・ Mr. Kunihiko Sato, Chief Representative of JICA Malaysia Office
  ・ Mr. Ryuji Noda, Consul-General of Consulate-General of Japan in Penang
  ・ Ir. Hj. Noor Azahari Bin Zainal Abidin, Director of Planning and Coordination
    Division of Ministry of Energy, Green Technology and Water, Malaysia (KeTTHA)

2.Purpose of the Project
TSS provides experts as trainers to develop specialists in non-revenue water (NRW) reduction technology in PBAPP, who in turn train water utility employees from every state, contributing to NRW reduction all over Malaysia.
3.Main Activities
(1)A piping training field with leak detectors and other equipment necessary for reducing NRW will be established in PBAPP.
(2)Experts will be dispatched from TSS to provide technical instructions to PBAPP regarding piping, leak detection and other NRW technology.
(3)TSS will invite PBAPP employees to share the NRW reduction practices and O & M of the waterworks and train on water supply, construction and plumbing technology and quality management in Tokyo.

 For more information: History of TSS’s Cooperation with Malaysia (PDF)