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BACKGROUND

From “Sanitary Board”, Alor Star City administration changed into “Alor Star Municipal Board” in year 1958 and then was upgraded to “Local Government District Council” on 1 March 1974, once again upgraded to “Kota Setar Municipal Council” on 1 February 1978 and eventually declared as “Alor Star Municipal Council” on 28 December 2003.

 

Nearing Alor Star beginning as a “City” in the month of December 2003, complete its age of 268 years since it was established on 31 December 1735. With this, it is proved that Alor Star City is one of the oldest cities in this region.