Penang vows to continue LRT even without Putrajaya’s guarantee

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow says Dr Mahathir Mohamad had written to him last year confirming Putrajaya would guarantee the loan. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 1, 2020.

PENANG will continue building the Komtar-Bayan Lepas Light Rail Transit (LRT) line despite Putrajaya’s refusal to guarantee a RM2.04 billion loan.

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the state has other financing options for the project under the Penang Transport Master Plan (PTMP).

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  • Malaysia is a federation but unfortunately opposition controlled states are treated worst than a pariah. Yet these states, Penang and Selangor probably contribute significant portion of Malaysia's tax revenue.

    Posted 8 months ago by YUSHRI ZAINUDIN