Johor lawmakers laud Dr Mahathir's call for water price review


Yasmin Ramlan Melati A. Jalil

Singapore marks World Water Day, which falls on March 22 every year. Without natural water resources, the island nation buys and recycles water, and employs desalinisation, and artificial reservoirs to meet water demand. – EPA pic, August 15, 2018.

JOHOR MPs today welcomed Prime Pinister Dr Mahathir Mohamad’s plan to increase tenfold the price of raw water for Singapore, saying the review is long overdue.

Pakatan Harapan’s Johor Bahru MP Akmal Nasir said it was reasonable to reopen negotiations as the deal had not been reviewed for quite some time.


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