Who asked for PJD Link project to be revived, says MP

THE Selangor government must explain how the previously cancelled Petaling Jaya Traffic Dispersal Link (PJD Link) highway project is back on the drawing board, said Petaling Jaya MP Lee Chean Chung.

(TMI) – Lee said he was shocked with the announcement by Selangor Exco Izham Hashim yesterday that PJD Link and six other highways projects are now again under consideration by the state government.

“It contradicts the federal government’s decision on April 17, 2024 that the concession had been discontinued.

“Now, who requested that this proposed highway be put into the draft Selangor Structure Plan?,” he said in a statement today.

He added that announcing that the PJD Link project will proceed again will cause confusion and loss of public confidence and trust in the government.

“As the best option is for the public to have transparency and visibility over what transpired in the past few years, I again call upon the government to declassify part of the concessions agreement deemed important to evaluate its legal and financial impact to the government,” he added.

Yesterday, Selangor Public Infrastructure and Facilities, Agricultural Modernisation and Agro-Based Industry Committee chairman Izham said the Selangor Economic Action Council (MTES) will now decide on the PJD Link project.

Izham said Putrajaya had asked for the project to be reviewed after the concessionaire made improvements to at least five areas along the proposed highway.

“There were improvements and changes made to five or six locations along the proposed highway.

“The mitigations made to the proposed highway look good (on paper).

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