Pahang water restructuring agreements to be inked soon

KUANTAN: The Pahang state government is in the last phase of finalising water supply services industry restructuring agreements, which are expected to be inked by the end of December, says Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail.

The three agreements are the Master Agreement, Lease Agreement and Facility Agreement.

“The Master Agreement involves the Federal Government, Pahang state government, Pengurusan

Air Pahang Berhad (PAIP) and Pengurusan Aset Air Berhad (PAAB).

“The Lease and Facility Agreements will involve PAAB and PAIP, ” he said.

“The Federal Government is expected to present the drafts of the agreements to the Cabinet for approval and the deals are expected to be signed before Dec 31, ” he said at the state legislative assembly sitting at Wisma Sri Pahang here.

Wan Rosdy was replying to a question from Leong Yu Man (PH-Triang) who wanted to know the latest development in the restructuring of water supplies service in the state.

Meanwhile, he said four water treatment plants (LRA) in the state had been upgraded from 2018 to 2020 involving a total allocation of RM511mil.

The water treatment plants are Jelai LRA, Lipis (RM20mil); Karak LRA, Bentong (RM40mil); Semambu Phase 3 LRA, Kuantan (RM446mil); and Kechau LRA, Lipis (RM5mil). — Bernama

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