G25 founding member urges roll-out of 3 megaprojects

The RM44 billion ECRL, which will connect Port Klang to Kota Baru, is reportedly 15% completed as of February 13. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 20, 2020.

A FORMER Finance Ministry secretary-general today urged the government to roll out three big-ticket projects, which have been in the pipeline for some time, to kick-start the country’s economy post-pandemic.

Mohd Sheriff Mohd Kassim said the multibillion-ringgit projects, namely the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL), Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR), and National Fiberisation and Connectivity Plan (NFCP), will spur the “sleeping” economy and “repair” the damage done by the Covid-19 crisis.

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