The Perdana Putra is a house the office complex of the Prime Minister of Malaysia. Located on the main hill in Putrajaya, it has become synonymous with the executive branch of the Malaysian federal government. Construction began in 1997 and was completed in early 1999. The building was first occupied in April 1999 after all sections of the Prime Minister Department moved from Kuala Lumpur to Putrajaya. The structural design is influenced by Malay, Islamic and European cultures as such Palladian and Neoclassicism. It was designed by a Qidea with inspiration from the former prime minister, Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad.
Covering an area of 230 acres or 93 hectares, the development of this park is divided into 3 phases. The first phase covering an area of 63 acres has been completed and is now open to the public. The more than 700 species of plants in this garden come from over 90 countries of the world. The garden is divided into 5 different themes. They are the Explorer’s Trail, Palm Hill, Floral Gardens, Sun Garden and the Lakeside.