Mustapa denies realignment could balloon ECRL price tag by RM20b

Kow Gah Chie

Modified 7 Jul 2020, 5:02 am

Putrajaya has brushed off a report estimating the realignment of the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) by the Perikatan Nasional (PN) government could add as much as RM20 billion to its original cost of RM44 billion.

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mustapa Mohamed said that what was claimed by the report was merely speculation.

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