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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (centre) speaks at the press conference following the Cabinet meeting at Putra Perdana in Putrajaya, as Transport Minister Anthony Loke (left) and Public Works Minister Datuk Seri Alexander Nanta Linggi (right) observe, on January 18, 2023. — Picture by BERNAMA

CNY: Toll-free rides on highways nationwide on Jan 20, 21 — PM Anwar

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 18 — Toll exemption will be given to highway users nationwide on January 20 and January 21 in conjunction with the Chinese New Year, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim announced.

He said the toll-free rides will involve all classes of vehicles and an allocation of RM40 million.

“Good news! The Works and the Transport ministries have already discussed with the highway concessionaires to allow toll exemption on January 20 and January 21.

“This is to enable all Malaysians, not only the Chinese but also the Malays and Indians who may want to return to their hometown for the holidays,” he told a press conference after chairing the Cabinet meeting here today.

Anwar also reminded all road users to drive carefully and comply with all the traffic rules and regulations.

The Chinese community in the country will be celebrating the Lunar New Year on January 22 and January 23.

— Bernama


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