Reference is made to the Company’s announcement dated 11 March 2019, 23 June 2020 and 17 November 2020.
As previously announced on 11 March 2019, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, HCM Engineering Sdn Bhd (“HCM”) has filed a legal suit at the Kuala Lumpur High Court against Kuasatek (M) Sdn Bhd (“Kuasatek”) (“Legal Proceeding”).
HCM’s claim against Kuasatek is premised on breach of contract by Kuasatek pursuant to a Letter of Appointment for Mechanical and Electrical Works Packages (Contract No: HCM/P48-AFC/LA/C/16/V1(07) dated 15 March 2016, a work package under a project previously awarded to HCM known as “The Design And Built Contract For The Proposed Additional Of A 4 Storey Office Building With Basement Car Parking To The Existing Facilities On Lot No. 38627, Bukit Jalil, Mukim Petaling, Daerah Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia For Asian Football Confederation.” Kuasatek was the mechanical and electrical works sub-contractor for HCM.
The Company wishes to announce that due to the Movement Control Order imposed by the Government of Malaysia, the continued trial which was fixed on 13 January 2021 has been vacated.
The Legal Proceeding is now fixed for continued trial on 16 March 2021.