Singapore will match Malaysia’a road charges says Transport Minister


Singapore’s Transport Minister said in Parliament yesterday that the government will match Malaysia’s road charges for Singapore vehicles which use the road links between the two countries. Malaysia rolled out a RM20 (S$6.50) road charge on 1 Nov last year.

“We have a long-standing policy of matching any levy, tolls or fees charged by Malaysia for using the road links between Singapore and Malaysia,” said Transport Minister Khaw Boon Wan.

Adding: “This is to ensure that Malaysia takes into consideration our response whenever they raise their tolls or introduce a new levy.”

He said that Malaysia collected about RM13.9 million (S$4.47 million) in road charges from Singapore vehicles between 1 Nov and 20 Dec last year, and that more details of the matching charge would be announced soon.

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