Report : Discussions on KL-SG HSR to continue in coming weeks


SINGAPORE: Discussions between Malaysia and Singapore on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Rail (HSR) project will continue in the coming weeks after officially kicking off on Aug 11.

Singapore Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan and Malaysia’s Economic Affairs Minister Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali met in Singapore last Saturday to discuss the project, Channel NewsAsia reported late Tuesday.

“The ministers discussed the HSR project and agreed to continue discussions in the coming weeks,” Singapore’s Ministry of Transport was quoted as saying.

Earlier in Kuala Lumpur, Azmin had reportedly described the meeting as “official”, “good and productive.”

The minister had explained Malaysia’s position on the project. -- Bernama © New Straits Times Press (M) Bhd