A Malaysia office building has lost two floors and one garage, while a nearby garage is now vacant, according to news reports.
The news reports said the office building in the capital Kuala Lumpur, home to the Malaysian National Security Council, was hit by fire on Monday morning, and was one of the worst fires to hit the country since a massive natural gas leak in 2014.
The building had been under construction for over a year and was meant to house the Office of the Prime Minister, which is the government’s top decision-making body.
Its twin towers are still standing.
The office building is owned by the Malaysian government, but a building lease was awarded to a private developer.
A new building had also been set up in a nearby area, but the lease was never granted, the reports said.
The fire came just hours after the Malaysian Government said that the country’s largest oil tanker was on its way to the country to be replaced with an Indian vessel.