Change in government could result in review of infrastructure projects

Work in progress: A file picture showing work going on at a Pan Borneo Highway construction site in Sabah. Tenders for the three Pan Borneo Highway Sabah packages, earmarked under Budget 2020, were slated to be called by the second quarter.

The abrupt change in government has cast uncertainty over some big infrastructure projects, which were planned to be rolled out in the near future.

Before the political developments that saw the collapse of the Pakatan Harapan government and Perikatan Nasional (PN) assuming control at the Federal level, construction was seen as the bright spot to pump-prime the waning local economy.

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