Official Visit by Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong to Johor, Malaysia, 11 January 2024

10 January 2024

  Source: PMO


  Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong will visit Johor, Malaysia on 11 January 2024, to attend the commemorative ceremony for the Johor Bahru-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS) Link project and witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the Johor-Singapore Special Economic Zone (JS-SEZ).


  Prime Minister Lee and Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of Malaysia Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim will attend the ceremony to commemorate the completion of the connecting span between Singapore and Malaysia for the RTS Link viaduct. When completed, the RTS Link will connect the Bukit Chagar station in Johor Bahru and the Woodlands North station in Singapore, with a peak capacity of up to 10,000 passengers per hour in each direction. It is expected to commence passenger service at the end of 2026.


  Following the RTS Link commemorative ceremony, both Prime Ministers will witness the signing of the MOU on the JS-SEZ. The JS-SEZ aims to strengthen economic collaboration in the Iskandar development region by tapping into the complementary strengths of both countries and improving cross-border flows of goods, investments, and people.


  Prime Minister Lee will be accompanied by Minister for Foreign Affairs Dr Vivian Balakrishnan, Minister for Trade and Industry Gan Kim Yong, Minister for National Development Desmond Lee, Acting Minister for Transport Chee Hong Tat, Minister of State for Home Affairs and National Development Faishal Ibrahim, and officials from the Prime Minister’s Office, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Trade and Industry, the Ministry of National Development and the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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