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Dr M: HSR project postponed, not scrapped
« on: June 12, 2018, 03:21:21 pm »
PETALING JAYA: Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad seemed to have walked back from an earlier decision when he told a Japanese publication that the high-speed rail project had been merely postponed, not cancelled.

Speaking to Nikkei Asian Review on the sidelines of the Future of Asia conference in Tokyo, he said Malaysia cannot afford the project at this moment but signalled that the door is still open.

“We cannot say we will never have high-speed rail (HSR) in Malaysia. What we can do is we can postpone the project because it is far too costly at this moment,” he said.

Dr Mahathir said Malaysia would need an HSR but it is something to only consider in the future.

However, in his interview with Nikkei Asian Review, Dr Mahathir commented that the Singapore HSR project is merely postponed.

“We actually postponed the implementation of that project.

More at https://www.prolificskins.com/forum/current-affairs/dr-m-hsr-project-postponed-not-scrapped



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Re: Dr M: HSR project postponed, not scrapped
« Reply #1 on: June 12, 2018, 03:48:52 pm »
"A man who has depths in his shame meets his destiny and his delicate decisions upon paths which few ever reach."