Defence Minister Datuk Seri Hishamuddin Tun Hussein visited the ‘Jiwa Murni’ programme, a construction project which will connect Ba’Kelalan and Bario, in Sarawak.

The 13 kilometre land route, will pass through nine villages, and is expected to benefit some 1,200 residents in the area.

The construction of the land route, costs RM40.83 million.