Timeline of Shah Alam

1963 

Shah Alam was formed at the site previously known as Sungai Renggam and was mostly an oil palm plantation.

1978 

Shah Alam was declared the capital of Selangor.

1985

The Shah Alam Lake Gardens, designed by landscape architect Fumiaki Takano, was the first public park to open in Selangor.

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1988

Completion of the Blue Mosque (Sultan Salahuddin Abdul Aziz Shah Mosque).

1996 

The development of Bukit Jelutong began with the construction of the Guthrie Pavilion building, the present headquarters of GPHB.

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1997 

Traditional village administration started in January by MBSA when the Shah Alam border was broadened, and the Shah Alam Expressway (Kesas) was completed

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2000 

Shah Alam declared a city, Shah Alam Municipal Council (MPSA) is upgraded to Shah Alam City Council (MBSA).

2015

Bas Selangorku first started in Shah Alam.

2020

Shah Alam’s population is expected to reach 686,966 people.

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2024

Expected operation of LRT3.

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