Saturday, April 26, 2008

Khalid Calls On Abdullah

SHAH ALAM, April 25 (Bernama)

Menteri Besar Tan Sri Abdul Khalid Ibrahim Friday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi in Putrajaya.

According to a statement issued here, among issues discussed were the Port Klang Free Zone (PKFZ), the Subang airport utilisation as well as foreign workers issue in Selangor.

Abdullah had advised the Selangor government to discuss the PKFZ and Subang airport issues with the Transport Ministry, the statement said.

It said the prime minister had also given a positive response on the proposal for a halal hub at the airport's area.

The state government was reported to be keen in developing the hub within the airport's area.

The statement said Abdullah also told Abdul Khalid that the state government should resolve issues related to water supply with the Economic Planning Unit as well as with the Energy, Water and Communications Ministry.

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