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LRT is the way forward for Penang to reduce road congestion - Azmin

Susan Loone
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Economic Affairs Minister Azmin Ali said the light rail transit (LRT) is the way forward for Penang and was one of the items on the agenda when discussing the framework of the 12th Malaysia Plan with the state government today.

At a press conference in George Town, Azmin said the LRT, part of the Penang Transport Master Plan, will reduce private vehicles on the road.

On July 4, Penang received the nod from Putrajaya to go ahead with the LRT project, but it has to comply with 30 conditions before applying for full approval...

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