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PM: Public transport neglected due to 'one man's obsession' with national car

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak said public transport in Malaysia had been overlooked for decades because of one man’s obsession with the idea of a national car.

“For decades, public transport was neglected. It was incoherent, with different owners, different systems and certainly no integration.

“One man’s obsession with the idea of a national car – which is now being turned around under international joint ownership – led to Malaysia lacking an efficient public transport system,” Najib said in his keynote speech at the ‘Invest Malaysia 2018’ conference in Kuala Lumpur today...

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