NILAI: The Tunku Arishah Sports Arena (TASA) was launched today, marking Tunku Kurshiah College (TKC) first sports facility since it's relocation four years ago from Seremban to Bandar Baru Enstek here.
The RM4.157 million sports arena was expected to revive TKC's performance in sports arena, with the setting up of world-class facilities such as spectator pavillion, a hockey pitch and an eight-lane 400 metre running track, with a seating capacity of 308 seats.
Personally contributed by Ambank Group chairman, Tan Sri Azman Hashim and his wife, Tunku Arishah Tunku Maamor via the Azman Hashim Foundation, TASA was officially unveiled today and officiated by Yang di-Pertuan Besar Negri Sembilan, Tuanku Muhriz Tuanku Munawir.
The launch ceremony, which was held at TKC, was witnessed by TKC's students, teachers and TKC's Old Girls Association (OGA).
Also present were Tuanku Aishah Rohani Tengku Besar Mahmud, TKC headmistress Anismah Noh and OGA's president, Tan Sri Datuk Dr Rafiah Salim.
“The arena will benefit and meet the needs of both students and teachers here for their recreational needs,” said Azman.
Azman Hashim Foundation was established to focus on sustaining development, education, welfare as well as to alleviate human suffering.
The foundation has also contributed to various charitable and educational projects.