Step in and reverse cabotage policy, Ismail Sabri urged


Raevathi Supramaniam

Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has been told to annul the decision to remove the cabotage exemption given to undersea cable repairs as it has cost billions in losses. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, October 8, 2021.

PRIME Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob has to step in and reverse the decision by Transport Minister Wee Ka Siong to remove the cabotage exemption given to undersea cable repairs as it costs billions in losses, said Steven Sim.

Due to the decision, Malaysia has lost RM15 billion in tech investments by not being included in the Apricot subsea cable project spearheaded by tech giants Google and Facebook, said the Bukit Mertajam MP in a statement.


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