PUTRAJAYA - The termination of the master developer for Bandar Malaysia will in no way derail plans to develop the area or the rationalisation of 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB), said Datuk Seri Abdul Rahman Dahlan.
Describing this as a temporary glitch, the Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department said exciting times awaited the project despite what had happened.
“We were informed by the Prime Minister during the Cabinet meeting (on Wednesday) that a new company will be invited to be the master developer for Bandar Malaysia,” he said after meeting Japan’s Minister for Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Keiichi Ishii at his office here yesterday.
The Cabinet, said Abdul Rahman, who is in charge of the Economic Planning Unit, was also told that the new master developer had plans that were “far more attractive and comprehensive”.
“Let us move on from this episode. What is important is for the Government to show the people that Bandar Malaysia will be an economic catalyst – not only for Kuala Lumpur but the whole country,” he added.
Abdul Rahman said that while the Prime Minister had not announced the new master developer, it was possible that foreign