Penang ‘yes’ to Muda River Basin Authority proposal


Penang Water Supply Corporation chief executive officer Jaseni Maidinsa says Penang supports the payment of federal compensation for Kedah if the state is fully committed to protecting and conserving Ulu Muda as the source of raw water for the Northern Corridor Economic Region. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 3, 2021.

THE Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP) fully supports the Environment and Water Ministry’s (Kasa) proposal to set up a Muda River Basin Authority (MRBA).

Its chief executive officer, Jaseni Maidinsa, said this is in line with Kasa secretary-general Zaini Ujang’s statement on April 30 that the formation of MRBA will resolve the dispute between Kedah and Penang over the Sungai Muda water resources.


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