Malaysia will not compensate Singapore for HSR deferment, says Azmin

Senior Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali says both Malaysia and Singapore agree that the HSR project is beneficial to both countries, but its technicalities need to be ironed out. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 17, 2020.

MALAYSIA will not pay any compensation to Singapore for the deferment of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project as the decision was mutually agreed upon, said Senior Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali.

Azmin, who leads Malaysia’s side in HSR discussions with Singapore, said technical teams from both countries would meet after Hari Raya Aidiladha to further discuss the technical aspects of the mega project.

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