Dr Wee briefs Johor Sultan on RTS link project


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  • Wednesday, 29 Jul 2020

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong was granted an audience with Johor Ruler Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar to update him about the status of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project.

PETALING JAYA: Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar has been updated about the latest progress of the Rapid Transit System (RTS) link project, a day before Malaysia signs the agreement with Singapore on Thursday (July 30).

The Sultan granted an audience to Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong, who also briefed Sultan Ibrahim regarding plans to develop the maritime sector, especially at Tanjung Pelepas port and Johor port, for the interests of the rakyat and country.

Also at the meeting was Johor Mentri Besar Datuk Hasni Mohammad, Deputy Transport Minister Hasbi Habibollah, Transport secretary-general Datuk Isham Ishak, Johor state secretary Datuk Azmi Rohani, Prasarana CEO Muhammad Nizam Alias and MRT Corp CEO Datuk Mohd Zarif Mohd Hashim.

"The Johor Mentri Besar also provided the Transport Ministry the state government's feedback regarding a plan proposed by a private company to build a ship-to-ship (STS) hub at Johor Baru port," said Dr Wee in a Facebook post on Wednesday (July 29).

The RTS will span 4km from Bukit Chagar in Johor Baru to Woodlands in Singapore, with a capacity to ferry 10,000 passengers an hour in each direction.

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