Saifuddin said Malaysia is working on several water projects in Johor, which the government hopes will make the state completely self-sufficient when it comes to treated water. Do your part. Save water as much as you can. Count each drop. Singapore and Malaysia must fully comply with all the provisions of the 1962 Water Agreement, including the price of water set therein. Any violation of the 1962 water agreement would call into question the separation agreement, which is the fundamental basis for Singapore`s existence as an independent sovereign state. Neither Singapore nor Malaysia can unilaterally change the terms of this solemn agreement. Singapore and Malaysia have signed four water supply agreements across the Causeway. The first signature in 1927 is no longer in force.1 Water imported from Malaysia under the other three agreements signed in 1961, 1962 and 1990 covers about half of Singapore`s water needs.2 However, this amount was reduced after the 1961 pact expired in August 2011. The government also stated that Singapore could be self-sufficient until the expiry of the 1962 and 1990 agreements in 2061.Agreement 31927An agreement signed on 5 December 1927 between the municipal commissioners of the city of Singapore and Sultan Ibrahim of the state and territories of Johor. It allowed Singapore to lease 2,100 ac (8.5 square kilometers) of land to Gunong Pulai to deliver raw water from the region to Singapore. An annual rent of 30 senses per acre (per 4,047 m²) was to be paid in the countryside, but water was free….
8 October 2021 BBP Admin Uncategorized
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