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Klang Valley double tracking project: June 4 decision on Dhaya Maju’s injunction bid

Klang Valley double tracking project: June 4 decision on Dhaya Maju’s injunction bid
KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The High Court here today has fixed June 4 to decide on Dhaya Maju LTAT Sdn Bhd’s injunction application to restrain the government and Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) from instructing the company to stop work on the Klang Valley Double Tracking Phase 2 (KVDT2)...

KUALA LUMPUR, April 30 — The High Court here today has fixed June 4 to decide on Dhaya Maju LTAT Sdn Bhd’s injunction application to restrain the government and Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) from instructing the company to stop work on the Klang Valley Double Tracking Phase 2 (KVDT2) project site.Judge Datuk Lim Chong Fong fixed the date after hearing submissions on Dhaya Maju’s injunction application by counsel Khoo Guan Huat, who is representing Dhaya Maju as the plaintiff and senior federal counsel Asliza Ali acting for the government, Transport Minister Datuk Seri Wee Ka Siong, Keretapi Tanah Melayu Berhad (KTMB) and engineering consulting company, Opus Consultants (M) Sdn Bhd as defendants.The court also allowed the order given on April 7 for Dhaya Maju LTAT to discontinue work and vacate the KVDT2 project site to be extended until the date of decision.On October 27 last year, Dhaya Maju LTAT filed a suit against the government, Wee, KTMB and Opus Consultants respectively as defendants one to four on the termination of its contract for KVDT2 project.

In its statement of claim, Dhaya Maju LTAT among others alleged to date, the official termination notice of Contract Under Review has not been delivered to the firm and it is completely unaware of the cancellation which was made through a media statement by Wee and only got to know it for the first time via the media.Apart from compensation, Dhaya Maju LTAT, a joint venture company between Dhaya Maju Infrastructure (Asia) Sdn Bhd and Lembaga Tabung Angkatan Tentera (LTAT) which was incorporated on June 5 2017 under the Companies Act 2016, seeks to declare the termination of Contract Under Review as a violation of Agreement Settlement which is not legal and  unlawful.

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