Good progress at Sungai Petani Centre

Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre, Sungai Petani.

The proposed Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre Sungai Petani under construction.

On Tuesday 6 October, Bro. Tan made a quick visit to the Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre building site in Sungai Petani.  He was met there by Branch Chairman Bro. Khaw and Committee members Sis. Sumedha, Bro. Fong and Dr. Song.  Bro. Tan spent several hours inspecting the construction progress as well as chatted with the contractors.  He expressed joy in seeing everyone’s dedication to complete the Centre on time, and with quality work.

Project Co-ordinator Bro. Fong briefing Nalandians on the building details.

Project Co-ordinator Bro. Fong on hand to brief Nalandians on the building details.

The Nalanda Education & Outreach Centre is on schedule for completion in December this year.  Henceforth it is expected to play a pivotal role in facilitating Buddhist education in the Northern Region.  The 4,310-square feet Centre will feature a Dhamma Teaching & Meditation Hall, a reference library, rooms for visiting monks and teachers, management office, meeting room and kitchen.  The fully-equipped facility is projected to cost around RM750,000.

Nalanda Sungai Petani Branch would like to appeal for your generous help to contribute towards the estimated RM200,000 shortfall in our building fund.  You may transfer your donation to “Nalanda Buddhist Society Malaysia (SP)”, Maybank account: 5521-0761-5249.  After which, please contact us for the issuance of donation receipts.

NEO Centre, Sungai Petani.

The proposed education centre is located in the easily accessible suburb of Bandar Mutiara, just besides the Eastern Bypass of Sungai Petani.

For more information, please contact Branch officers Bro. Khaw (012-555-8529) in Sungai Petani, Bro. Teoh (012-495-0507) in Alor Setar, or call Nalanda Office at 03-8938-1500.  Thank you for your kind support!