Pahang starts acquiring land for ECRL project


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 19 Nov 2019

KUANTAN (Bernama): The state government started the process of acquiring land for the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project in the state on Oct 30, after it was postponed on July 3, the Pahang state legislative assembly was told Tuesday (Nov 19).

Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail (pic) said that in total, the ECRL project in Pahang which will pass through Kuantan, Maran, Bera and Temerloh will involve 978,767ha of land.

“This will include 379,184ha of state government land, private land (542.58ha), forest reserves (44,074ha) and Federal land (12,929ha),” he told the assembly in Wisma Sri Pahang here.

Wan Rosdy said this in reply to a question from Mohd Sofian Abd Jalil (PAS-Luit) who wanted to know about the status of the land in Pahang involved in the ECRL project. – Bernama

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