Timely to study HSR contribution to economy

Universiti Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Italy Design Institute (UniKL MIDI) dean Dr Azman Senin said the timing was right for Malaysia to review such a huge commitment, adding that a post-pandemic study should be conducted on all railway projects and possibly, a rethink and redesign.

PETALING JAYA: The current fiscal and economic conditions that are marred by uncertainties have forced a rethink of the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high speed rail (HSR) project.

This eventually led to the termination of the mega project as both countries failed to reach an agreement, but in the eyes of economists and experts, it may very well be a blessing in disguise

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