Putra World Trade Centre

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Putra World Trade Centre
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Entrance of the Putra World Trade Centre
Alternative names Pusat Dagangan Dunia Putra
General information
Status Complete
Type Offices and convention centre
Location Jalan Tun Dr Ismail
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Construction started 1981
Completed 1984
Opening 2 September 1985
Management Putra World Trade Centre Sdn Bhd
A seminar held at one of the halls at PWTC

The Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC; Malay: Pusat Dagangan Dunia Putra) is a main convention and exhibition centre in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Construction commenced in 1981 and was completed in 1984. The building was officially opened on 2 September 1985, by the then Malaysian prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohammad, during the first UMNO General Assembly, and has been a staging area for following UMNO General Assemblies since.

This building is also used for the International Quran Reading Competition every year, since it was moved from Stadium Merdeka in 1985.

PWTC is accessible through public transport by the PWTC LRT Station on the Ampang Line or the Putra Komuter station on the Rawang-Seremban Line and Sentul-Port Klang Line.

PWTC is within walking distance of several hotels such as the Seri Pacific Hotel Kuala Lumpur, Sunway Putra Hotel, Dynasty Hotel Kuala Lumpur, and Sheraton Imperial Hotel Kuala Lumpur.


  • Menara Dato Onn - The UMNO general headquarters
  • Dewan Merdeka
  • Dewan Tun Abdul Razak 1 & 2 (Separated from main building with Batu river)
  • Dewan Tun Dr Ismail
  • Dewan Tun Hussein Onn

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Coordinates: 3°10′4.96″N 101°41′29.78″E / 3.1680444°N 101.6916056°E / 3.1680444; 101.6916056