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Malaysia Foreign Minister Will Lead Renegotiations With Singapore Over 1962 Water Sharing Treaty

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Kuala Lumpur Malaysia

Malaysia Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad announced January 17 that the country’s Foreign Minister, Saifuddin Abdullah, will lead a team in renegotiating prices of raw water sold to Singapore under the water agreement signed between the countries in 1962. No details about the timing of negotiations have been made public.