Reclamation project is crucial for Penang, says CM

Looi Sue-Chern

Dredging taking place in phase 1 of the reclamation project off the southern coast of Penang. Penang Forum has asked the state government to review the reclamation project, but Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says the three new islands are needed to cope with the state's growing population. - The Malaysian Insight pic, November 16, 2018.

THE Penang South Reclamation project is important as it will provide for the growing state population by 2030, said Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow today.

He said the state population would be more than two million people by then, which would make it hard for the already congested island to meet public demands.

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  • Fully agree with Chow Kon Yeow. Please proceed with the plans and ignore the NGOs. Please ask these NGOs to stay in Kelantan or Trengganu if they want slow pace livelihood.

    Posted 2 years ago by Jordan Lee