Wealthy Singapore must pay more for our water, says PM

Diyana Ibrahim

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad with Johor Menteri Besar Osman Sapian during the Johor government retreat in Putrajaya today, where he urged the state government to put pressure on Singapore. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, February 28, 2019.

PRIME Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has urged the Johor government to pressure Singapore on water supply agreements to achieve higher revenue.

He said while Johor had the advantage of being right next to Singapore, it was not utilising it fully.

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  • Q - how did Malaysia missed the window opportunity to discussed a new terms with Singapore back in 1987 a period to review by both sides than?? Sentiment and rationale alone would not win us anything except being marked as a dog barking at the wrong tree. Strongly suggest for us to have our historical and legal team to look at the current binding agreement and go through it inside out to established a working solution forward. To show and crying that Singapore is taking advantage of us argument is weak in comparison what was tabled in Singapore parliament based on a binding agreement. Are we not the boy who cried wolf?? Please get our act together, please.

    Posted 1 year ago by Teruna Kelana