City Council of Shah Alam, Malaysia



Capacity Building, Development Cooperation




01 - No Poverty, 02 - Zero Hunger, 03 - Good Health and Well-being, 04 - Quality Education, 05 - Gender Equality, 06 - Clean Water and Sanitation, 07 - Affordable and Clean Energy, 08 - Decent Work and Economic Growth, 09 - Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure, 10 - Reduced Inequalities, 11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities, 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production, 13 - Climate Action, 14 - Life Below Water, 15 - Life on Land, 16 - Peace and Justice Strong Institutions, 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

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Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA) is the city council for Shah Alam City, Malaysia, and an agency under the Selangor state government. MBSA is responsible for public health, sanitation, waste removal and management, town planning, environmental protection and building control, social and economic development and general maintenance functions of urban infrastructure. The MBSA main headquarters is located at Persiaran Perbandaran, Shah Alam.


When Shah Alam was developed as a township in 1963, the Shah Alam Town Board was founded under the Perbadanan Kemajuan Negeri Selangor or Selangor State Development Corporation (PKNS). The Town Board was then made Majlis Perbandaran Shah Alam (MPSA) or the Shah Alam Municipal Council when Shah Alam is declared the state capital of Selangor on 7 December 1978. The state secretary of Selangor at the time was chosen to be the head of the council or the Yang di-Pertua. The municipal council was based in a shophouse in Section 3 with an operational staff of 123, and began operations on 1 January 1979. The council then relocates to the Kompleks PKNS at Section 14 in 1981, and subsequently to its own building, the 28-storey Wisma MPSA in 1988.[3] With the granting of city status in 2000, the council is upgraded into the Shah Alam City Council or known as Majlis Bandaraya Shah Alam (MBSA).

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