Media Release – Discussions on the resumption of the Kuala Lumpur – Singapore High Speed Rail project (KL-SG HSR)

1. The Government of Malaysia and the Government of Singapore have agreed to resume discussions on the KL-Singapore High Speed Rail infrastructure project in the near future.

2. The discussions will encompass some of the proposed changes in the commercial and technical aspects of the project.

3. This decision was arrived at after both sides mutually agreed to extend the deferment of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High Speed Rail project to 31 December 2020.

4. I have been asked by the Cabinet to lead the Malaysian team in the discussions with the Singapore Government on this project.

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DATO’ SERI MOHAMED AZMIN ALI
SENIOR MINISTER
MINISTER OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY

31 MAY 2020

Article by Azmin Ali

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