Penang seeks federal aid to carry out RM300mil plan for mainland


Chow (centre) performing the ribbon-cutting ceremony to open the new road. He is flanked by Ahmad Zakiyuddin (on his right) and Rozali. — Photos: MUSTAFA AHMAD/The Star

THE Penang Government is planning more than RM300mil in new roads and bridges for the mainland and it is hoping that the Federal Government will ‘chip in’ to finance them.

Chief Minister Chow Kon Yeow said the bridges and roads would be new connections in Batu Kawan, Nibong Tebal, Bukit Tambun and Jawi, and they were being planned through Penang Development Corporation (PDC).

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