Selangor Journal

Govt approves ECRL Integrated Land Use Master Plan

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 18 — The Federal government during the 42nd National Physical Planning Council (MPFN) meeting today agreed to approve the East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) Integrated Land Use Master Plan, better known as PeGTaECRL.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said the document would drive development around 20 stations and along the ECRL routes which have been identified.

“MPFN has become a platform for the federal government to discuss with the state government concerned on town and village planning as well as national physical development in line with the Federal Constitution,” he said in a Facebook post after chairing the meeting at Putrajaya today.

Apart from that, the Prime Minister said the meeting also agreed with improving the approval process for the construction of electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure through the Guidelines on Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Lots (GPP EVCB)

This is in line with the national automotive industry transformation towards the future transition which is more environmentally friendly and sustainable.

“The availability of charging infrastructure is very important in transforming the automotive sector,” he said.

Tthe 42nd MPFN also agreed with the need to adopt the National Geopark Development Plan 2021-2030 and the National Geopark Implementation Plan by Federal agencies, in collaboration with state government and the translation of its recommendations in the local plan documents for the control of planning and land use at the local level.

— Bernama

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