Discover Putrajaya Institution


Officially known as the Federal Territory of Putrajaya, the city is the federal administrative centre of the Malaysian government. Built as a planned city, Putrajaya has modern infrastructure coupled with lush greenery and parks.

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Kuala Lumpur International Airport

Living in Putrajaya

Arriving in Putrajaya

Putrajaya is in close proximity to Kuala Lumpur and serviced by the main airport, Kuala Lumpur International Airport as well.


Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA & KLIA2) – International and domestic flights


Airport Transportation


Buses from the airport to Putrajaya are available but do refer to the KLIA website for more details or plan your route with the MyRapid planner.


KLIA Transit trains link the KLIA terminals with the Putrajaya and then L Sentral. Do note that family and group packages are also available.


Rentals are available and Malaysian road signs are easy to read. Driving is on the left side of the road and do note that there are toll fees for major highways.


All vehicles are able to enter and drop-off passengers at Putrajaya Sentral, the land transport hub. Do note that fares will include highway toll fees. Flag downs and ride-hailing apps are popular as well.

Getting Around Putrajaya

As the seat of the federal government of Malaysia, services and infrastructure are on par with many developed countries.


Plan your journey with the MyRapid Planner for bus and train routes.


Renting a vehicle is a good option for travelling around Putrajaya and other parts of Malaysia for extended periods. As a developed country, there are well-maintained roads, signs in English, and a comprehensive network of highway (some of which have toll fees). Using navigation apps such as Google Maps or Waze to get around is quite convenient too.


Putrajaya has metered taxis plying its routes, do ask them to use the meter. Otherwise, ride-hailing apps provide alternative options at a fixed price.


KLIA Transit would take you to the nearest LRT and MRT networks outside Putrajaya, whilst Putrajaya-wide Monorail is still under construction. Please refer to the MyRapid Planner for more information.


Exploring by foot and bicycle is encouraged as cycling lanes and walking paths are aplenty. Roads are well-lit after dark, making evening strolling very pleasant. Signs are instructive and well-placed and pavements are wide to accommodate human traffic.

6 Things You Need To Do in Putrajaya

Get Active at the Putrajaya Water Sports Complex

Offering plenty of recreational opportunities such as canoeing, kayaking, and fishing, this water sports complex is a great place to catch up with friends.

Find out more here.

Drop by Taman Wetlands

Take in the lush greenery and nature trails amidst the concrete jungle. Birdwatchers can look out for over 100 species of waterbirds.

Find out more here.

China-Malaysia Friendship Garden

Go for a stroll in this Chinese-style garden incorporating the elements of mountain, water, stone, building, calligraphy and plants.

Find out more here.

Putra Mosque

Influenced by the design of the Sheikh Omar Mosque in Baghdad, the Putra Mosque has one of the tallest minarets in the region. It is instantly recognisable given the large pink dome. The spacious prayer halls, ornate decorations made of carved marble, colourful tiles arranged with mathematical beauty – all are for your ocular delights.

Putrajaya Challenge Park

You can get your adrenaline pumping at Putrajaya Challenge Park with areas for rock climbing, mountain bike trails, skate park.

Find out more here.

Enjoy Life at Ayer@8 Promenade

Enjoy the finer things in life at this lakeside dining, shopping and office area. Choose from a wide selection of restaurants and retail outlets to satisfy even the most picky.

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Sarah has over 22 years of experience in corporate finance transactions involving equity issuance, mergers and acquisitions, fundraising, corporate restructuring, and corporate valuation, amongst others. She began her career in investment banking with Malaysian International Merchant Bankers Berhad in 2001 after obtaining her professional qualifications from PricewaterhouseCoopers.

Later in her career, she joined other investment banking institutions in Malaysia such as AmInvestment Bank Berhad, Maybank Investment Bank Berhad and RHB Investment Bank Berhad.

Presently, Sarah sits as Non-Independent Non-Executive Director of Reneuco Berhad and Independent Director of Pharmaniaga Berhad. She is currently the Executive Director of 3p Capital Advisers Sdn. Bhd., a company licensed with the Securities Commission Malaysia to provide advisory services to the capital market players.

Tuan Haji Ismail Bin Mohamed

Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed sits on the Board of Director for Education Malaysia Global Services (EMGS). He obtains his Bachelor Degree in Business Administration from Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM).

Prior to sitting on the EMGS Board, he was also appointed to be the Board of Director to KEJORA from 2013 to 2018, and several companies such as Permodalan Darul Takzim Sdn Bhd, Perbadanan Usahawan Johor Sdn Bhd, PIJ Holding and Ranhil SAJ Sdn Bhd. Tuan Haji Ismail Mohamed also co-founded Pertama.

He started his career by setting up a company and being the founder of JYBB Enterprise. His career came to prominence when he became the co-founder and the Chief Executive Officer of Pertama Polyerethane Technology (M) Sdn Bhd and subsequently became the Special Officer to the Minister of Education in 2013.

Ismail Mohamed is acknowledged for his expertise in Agriculture and Agro-based industry, landing him being appointed as the Chairman of the Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Committee of the Johor State, the Chairman of Agro KEJORA and the Chairman of the Johor State Agriculture, Agro-based industry, Entrepreneurial Development and Cooperatives Committee.