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Chow: Need for Penang's mega projects to be expedited

Last update: 17/05/2018
 

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow
GEORGE TOWN, May 17 (Bernama) -- The Penang government has started negotiations with concession companies and government agencies to accelerate the implementation of mega projects in the state.

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said his party would be meeting with concessionaires to discuss the progress and implementation of the projects.

"We have also received requests from Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) to discuss how best to develop the projects," he told reporters after opening the Ramadan Bazaar organised by the Penang Muslim League here today.

The Tanjung Member of Parliament (MP) said that since the state government was now "in line" with the federal government, there was hope that the project documentation would be accelerated.

Among the projects being classified as state mega projects are the underwater tunnel project which includes the construction of three major highways, the Southern Penang reclamation project, Penang Sky Cab and Light Rail Transit (LRT) with an estimated total cost of RM46 billion.....

 
 
 

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