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Perak's plan to sell water to Penang to proceed, says Xavier

Bernama  |  Published:  |  Modified:

The Perak government's plan to sell water to Penang will proceed, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

He said the plan was already in place and a meeting between the two state governments would be held for further discussions.

“If the plan materialises, a (water) tunnel will be built from Perak to Penang, but it will take a while and the federal government will provide an allocation for the project,” he told reporters after the attending a community event at Batu Gajah today.

On Aug 4, Perak Menteri Besar Ahmad Faizal Azumu expressed the state government’s aspirations to sell treated water to Penang and Selangor.


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