Malaysia Cabinet to discuss toll cut options next week amid internal tussle over plans

Initial progress on the discussions stalled in recent months due to tussles within the Pakatan Harapan administration over how best to cut fares across 29 expressways nationwide.
Initial progress on the discussions stalled in recent months due to tussles within the Pakatan Harapan administration over how best to cut fares across 29 expressways nationwide.PHOTO: THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia could decide next week between several options to reduce toll charges on the country's existing highways, a populist measure that should help address voter concerns over living costs.

The Straits Times understands that the Cabinet is expected to discuss these options next Wednesday (Aug 28), after initial progress stalled in recent months due to tussles within the Pakatan Harapan administration over how best to cut fares across 29 expressways nationwide.

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