KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia Discussion between Malaysia and Singapore on the Kuala Lumpur-Singapore High-Speed Railway (HSR) will be held this month, said Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali.

The official meeting will take place some time in August.

Yesterday, I went to Singapore to visit Muhyiddin Yassin (Home Minister), and I took the opportunity to meet with senior officials from Singapore to discuss the HSR project. The meeting went in a positive manner, he told reporters at the Parliament lobby, yesterday.

Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad had previously said that the Malaysian government would discuss with Singapore to postpone the implementation of the HSR project.

The Pakatan Harapan government also disclosed that the actual cost for the 350-kilometre railway linking Kuala Lumpur and Singapore was RM110 billion, double the figure of RM55 billion announced by the BN administration previously.

Source: NAM News Network