KUALA LUMPUR CITY : A DYNAMIC, RESPONSIVE AND CARING CITY
Anchored on the principles of putting the prosperity of the city residents first and based on the slogan People First Performance Now, Kuala Lumpur City Hall or Dewan Bandaraya Kuala Lumpur (DBKL) is convinced that it can be successful in achieving its Vision and make Kuala Lumpur a world class city by the year 2020. This vision was manifested in the Kuala Lumpur Structure Plan 2020 as the foundation for the physical development of Kuala Lumpur other than to contribute towards achieving the national agenda to become a developed nation by the year 2020.
This holistic development plan has been detailed through the establishment of the Local Plan or the Kuala Lumpur City Plan (PBRKL) that is a visionary planned programme which takes into consideration the interests and needs of stakeholders in achieving the vision of putting Kuala Lumpur at par with other cities in the world in various sectors including possessing good governance.
In putting together a follow-up action in implementing the physical plans, DBKL has drafted a Strategic Plan for a duration of 10 years. In drafting this Strategic Plan, DBKL has placed the Government’s policies and programmes such as the New Economic Plan, the National Development Plan, The Government Transformational Plan and the National Key Result Areas (NKRA) and also the Ministry of the Federal Territory Strategic Plan as the basic framework in ensuring that its implementation conforms with the Government’s aspirations.
DBKL’s Strategic Plan 2010-2020 is based on the vision, mission, shared values and the goals which is then translated to become the core strategic elements and the strategy in gearing up the formation of action plans. The implementationof the action plans is divided into to three stages namely short- term, mid -term and also long- term.
DBKL users strategic indicators to measure the achievement levels in the implementation of the Strategic Plan so as to make sure that the core strategic elements and action plans that have been planned and implemented will meet the goals in ensuring the prosperity of the city residents.
In implementing this Strategic Plan, DBKL will constantly cooperate with other parties that are of interest to Kuala Lumpur City and its future.
THE BASE FOR THE STRATEGIC PLAN : GOALS AND CORE STRATEGIC ELEMENTS
GOAL 1 : A CITY OWNED BY RESIDENTS OF THE CITY
Residents of the city will be able to enjoy the prosperity of the city in the form of quality environment, easily accessible, safe and an environment that encourages a healthy lifestyle, good communication and mutual respect for each other’s unique culture in a harmonious setting.
The prosperity of the city can be achieved through equal economic distribution, providing a quality basic development needs encompassing housing, suitable facilities for the low income group and a fully equipped basic infrastructure.
GOAL 2 : AN ECONOMICALLY PROSPEROUS CITY
GOAL 3 : A CONNECTED CITY
Kuala Lumpur will become a Connected City through a transportation systems network that is comprehensive and efficient which will strengthen inter and intra communication in the urban areas in order to support Kuala Lumpur’s position as an international trade and financial centre.
GOAL 4: AN ECO CITY
A healthy environment, sufficient and quality greenery and also the preservation of available natural resources are the characteristics of an Eco City which has become one of the goals that DBKL aims to achieve.
GOAL 5 : A GOOD GOVERNANCE CITY
An efficient governance encompasses an administration which is transparent, responsible, just, efficient and effective in achieving the city’s development vision and goals.