Elevated Concerns Surround RM2.42b Kidex Highway
Datuk Mohd Nor Idrus Kidex, CEO, Kidex Sdn Bhd
Datuk Mohd Nor Idrus, CEO, Kidex Sdn Bhd, discusses the 14.9km Kinrara Damansara Skyway in terms of: the need for another highway, highway vs public transportation (MRT/LRT Line), benefits and business case, the homes, offices and buildings that will be displaced, Health, Safety and Environment issues, public feedback / consensus sought and the social impact and controversy of the project. He also discusses the toll rate, and legislated increases and government compensation issues, the mode of project award and the co-tenderors, the track record of Kidexowners Zabima Engineering and Construction Sdn Bhd and Emrail Sdn Bhd, the funding structure and the reported RTO. He also discusses governance concerns such as the presence of Umno legal adviser Datuk Mohd Hafarizam Harun and the wife of former Federal Court judge Tun Zaki Azmi as major owners in Zabimah and Emrail.