Apart of that, about 4 km's before we reach the ICQS Complexs, we can see that a dwelling area for the staffs of the various agencies those attached to the complexs. Those come from abroad normaly stay here as a weekend bachelor. The only problem to bring the family together is basicaly based on the basic needs like dificuilties of schoolings,retailers,markets and so on. The government is looking forward to modernize the nearby areas and m
ay be in a few years time, the senarios will be changed.
Thursday, December 30, 2010
REFERING to the Malaysian map most especially to Kedah map, we can see that Kampung Durian Burung is a small hillies rural area and yet still one of the under modern construction area stated far to the north of Kedah which is borderline to the Kingdom of Thailand.
The developement of the KOTA PUTRA Imigration Custom Quarantine and Security project in DURIAN BURUNG has started somewhere in 2003 under the Home Affairs project. It is about 80 km from the city of Alor Setar and 30km ahead from the nearest town named Kuala Nerang which where we got to pass by the Gula Padang Terap (GPT) factory and a small "kampung" of Padang Sanai to reach to the ICQS Kota Putra borderline where we meet a small village of Ban Prakorb, about 30 km to "amphur" Natawi, which further up to Hatyai,Songkla, Narathiwat,Yala and Patani in the southern part of Thailand. The only way to get there ( ICQS Kota Putra ) is by road transport, either from the city of Alor Setar or on the east side is another new underconstruction highway project about 115 km from Kupang, Baling which lead us from Kelantan or Penang (this project is still under developement when this article is written and probably might be opened to publics at the end of 2011 or early 2012).
The Kota Putra ICQS Complex has just been opened to handle the flow of the publics in Januari 2010. The departure and arrival of the visitors for both countries and other countries are strictly rules by means of documents either International Passport or Border Pass ( only for both borderline residence). The operation time is from 8.00 am to 6.00 pm.