KL to sell RM30b of railway sukuk
Malaysia wants to sell RM30 billion (S$12.48 billion) of local-currency Islamic bonds under a programme. The purpose is to help finance a mass-transit railway in Kuala Lumpur.
There is a possibility that domestic sources will subscribe to the sukuk issuance.
the estimation of the government on the cost of the network and rolling stock is RM48 billion. The railway will cover a 20-kilometre radius around Kuala Lumpur's city centre and carry two million passengers a day.