LGE on highway concessionaires: Govt hopes to abolish toll altogether after concession ends

Published on 9 Jul 2019 6:22:25 PM

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng explained again to reporters at the Parliament lobby on Tuesday what he had presented earlier in Dewan Rakyat of the government proposed RM6.2bil takeover of four highway concessionaires.

Asked if the congestion charges would ultimately be abolished after the concession period, Lim said it was the government's hope to abolish toll altogether after the concession period had ended.

However, he said that nominal toll charges may still be imposed for operational and maintenance costs of the highways.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/07/09/lge-proposed-takeover-of-four-highways-will-see-motorists-paying-less-for-toll/