Najib: MRT ahead of schedule as cronies didn't get contracts

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The MRT Sungai Buloh-Kajang (SBK) Line was delivered under-budget and ahead of schedule.

This is despite a high level of bumiputera participation in the project, said Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak, thanks to one of the most transparent open tender systems ever implemented by the government.

"When we implemented the bumiputera agenda, it did not delay the project nor disrupt it.

"This is on condition that we give (the contracts) to eligible bumiputeras, not to cronies,” Najib said when officiating the launch of the SBK Line at the Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) Station...

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