Dr Wee: Rail sector will need at least 100,00 homegrown talents for new approved projects

Published on 19 Apr 2021 11:10:01 PM

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wee Ka Siong said the country requires a high number of experts, consisting of nearly 100,000 professionals, skilled and semi-skilled talents to support the rapid development of the railway sector, following government approval for seven projects that will add another 1,030km of tracks to the network.

He said this during the launch of Rail Industry Development Programme or RIDP under the Strategic Industries and High Performance SME Improvement Programme (Prestige) on Monday.

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