Xavier: Sea sand export ban not targeting Singapore

Published on 4 Jul 2019 5:55:18 PM

The ban on all sea sand exports is due to environmental concerns and has nothing to do with land reclamation by Singapore, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar on Thursday when he was asked to comment if the sea sand export ban was only to Singapore.

Asked if the ban would affect government revenues, he said: "No.”

Dr Jayakumar also pointed out that river sand can still be exported to Singapore.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/07/04/xavier-sea-sand-export-ban-not-targeting-singapore/