Malaysia: 121 infrastructure projects to continue after cost reduction of RM805.99 million

31 Mar 19: The Pakatan Harapan (PH) government has saved RM805.99 million after re-negotiating 121 infrastructure projects. The 122 infrastructure projects valued at RM13.93 billion were offered through direct negotiations and limited tenders previously by the Barisan Nasional (BN) government. These infrastructure projects exclude mega projects such as the Light Rail Transit 3 (LRT3) project costing RM31.65 billion and the Mass Rapid Transit 2 (MRT2) project costing RM39.35 billion, each was lowered to RM16.63 billion and RM30.53 billion, respectively. The total costs saved from both projects amounted to RM23.84 billion.