Hisham: Consultant appointed to evaluate safety of KLIA2

PETALING JAYA: An independent professional consultant has been appointed by the Government to evaluate the safety of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 2 (KLIA2).

Acting Transport Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said in a statement on Thursday that Ikram Premier Consulting was appointed on Feb 26 to examine the safety of the new airport’s taxiway, aircraft apron, runway and surrounding areas.

Hishammuddin said the company would submit an initial report to the Prime Minister early next week.

“I also wish to announce that the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee will visit KLIA2 next week, and that they will be followed by several other members of Parliament,” said Hishammuddin.

Malaysia Airports Holdings Bhd had affirmed that the KLIA2 would start operating on May 2.