But for unknown reasons, he got the GoM absorb construction costs despite letting Halim collect tolls for that period and agreeing to a 10% increment of rates every three years.
Prime Ministers who succeeded Mahathir were forced to stretch the concession period to minimise hikes in toll rates.
Can you now see where the “excess benefits” the Kenyan President spoke of is coming from?
Thanks to Mahathir, no matter who becomes Transport Minister, there are bound to be some “extra dollars” entering his (or her) pocket.
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