Sunday, June 15, 2008

About TTDI, Kuala Lumpur

Taman Tun Dr Ismail is a main township in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Situated on the border of Kuala Lumpur and Selangor, it is within the vicinity of Bandar Utama, Damansara Utama, and Mutiara Damansara, (developed suburbs of Petaling Jaya in the state of Selangor). It is also neighbouring Bukit Kiara and Sri Hartamas as well as within easy access to Bangsar and Damansara Heights. This township is in the Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur with Kuala Lumpur City Hall (DBKL) as its local authority. It is mostly an upper class residential area with some commercial development.

The commonly used appellation is "Taman Tun" or "TTDI". "Taman" means "park" in the Malay language while "Tun" is the most senior federal title awarded by the Yang di-Pertuan Agong to the most deserving figure who has highly contributed to the nation ."Tun Dr Ismail" was Malaysia's first ambassador to the United States and a Malaysian representative to the United Nations, before becoming Malaysia's Deputy Prime Minister.

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