Putrajaya to surrender Sipadan, Ligitan islands to Sabah


Desmond Davidson

Putrajaya has, with the exception of security matters, totally surrendered the administration of Sipadan and Ligitan islands to Sabah. – AFP pic, April 14, 2021.

PUTRAJAYA has, with the exception of security matters, totally surrendered the administration of Sipadan and Ligitan islands to Sabah, said Sabah and Sarawak Affairs Minister Maximus Ongkili today.

Ongkili said the Special Council on Malaysia Agreement 1963, which met yesterday in Putrajaya, had also agreed that the federal government will hand over Sarawak full control and management of gas distribution in the state. 


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