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Taxi industry player rejects BN politician as SPAD chairperson

Alyaa Alhadjri  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Any politician from BN to be appointed as the next Land Public Transport Commission (SPAD) chairperson will present a risk to the taxi industry, an industry player claimed today.

Premium Big Blue taxi service advisor Shamsubahrin Ismail said his claim was made based on unfulfilled promises by SPAD, including a pledge to abolish the rent-for-hire system that compels drivers to pay a daily rent to companies for their taxis.

"We cannot depend on SPAD. Whoever the chairperson is, so long as it is a politician from Barisan Nasional, is a risk to the industry," Shamsubahrin said today...

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