'Why waste resources now when undersea tunnel only starts in 2023?'

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The contractor for Penang’s undersea tunnel project has refuted Works Minister Fadillah Yusof’s statement that he has yet to receive any report on the matter from the state government.

Consortium Zenith Group Construction Sdn Bhd chairperson Zarul Ahmad said his firm is currently focusing all its resources on the main highway projects in the state.

These are Lebuhraya Air Itam-Lebuhraya Tun Dr Lim Chong Eu and north coast paired roads which will link Tanjung Bungah with Teluk Bahang.

“Our firm is still waiting for the Environmental Impact Assessment approval from the Department of Environment,” Zarul said at a press conference in Komtar today with state executive councillor Lim Hock Seng...

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