Malaysia gets US$6mil fund to manage Straits of Malacca, Singapore


  • Nation
  • Monday, 02 Oct 2017

Maritime Department director-general Datuk Baharin Abdul Hamid (right) receives a replica of the USD6mil cheque from the Singapore Maritime and Port Authority chief executive Andrew Tan (left) for the Aids to Navigation Fund witnessed by Deputy Minister of Transport Abdul Aziz Kaprawi (center) in a ceremony in Kota Kinabalu

KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian government has received a US$6mil (RM25.4mil) fund to manage security and environmental matters in the Straits of Malacca and Singapore.

Deputy Transport Minister Datuk Abd Aziz Kaprawi said the US$6mil was handed over to Malaysia as it was the country's turn to host the Aids of Navigation Funds for a  three-year period.

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