PETALING JAYA: Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong (pic) has discussed plans to improve Sabah's transportation sector with its Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor.
The Kota Kinabalu International Airport (LTAKK) land acquisition for the construction of the LTAKK runway safety fence as well as the future development of LTAKK were among the matters discussed.
In a courtesy call paid by Dr Wee at the Chief Minister's official residence in Kota Kinabalu, they also talked about the status of the Sandakan Airport expansion project and the Sabah government's proposal to upgrade the Lahad Datu Airport.
"I also gave a briefing on the implementation of the Stop Bus Transformation Scheme (SBST) in Kota Kinabalu as well as the Sabah Commercial Vehicle Licensing Board's efforts to assist bus and taxi operators in facing difficulties due to the Covid-19 pandemic, ” said Dr Wee.
"We also exchanged views on the development of Sepanggar Port and the implementation of the Pan Borneo Highway in Sabah," added Dr Wee in a statement on Facebook on Saturday (May 1).
At the end of the meeting, Dr Wee was presented with a Sabah batik as a gift while he handed over the famed Harumanis mangoes from Perlis to Hajiji.
"Thank you to the Chief Minister of Sabah for accepting my courtesy call even though today is a public holiday in conjunction with Labour Day," said Dr Wee.