New development plan raises hopes of HSR project revival, says report

Malaysian officials Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali (centre) and Transport Minister Anthony Loke (right) meet with Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan to discuss the HSR project back in September 2018. Singapore says it has not received a formal proposal from Malaysia on the way forward. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 20, 2019.

A NEW economic blueprint planned for Malaysia has raised hopes of revival of the stalled high-speed rail link project, Singapore’s Straits Times reports.

The plan to build a network of development hubs from Bandar Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur to Johor could commence next year if the prime minister approves it, said the report quoting unnamed Malaysian officials.

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