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Berjaya and Genting deny being part of alleged Forest City casino talks

As quoted from The Star Malaysia, both Berjaya Corp and Genting Malaysia Bhd have denied that they have been part of talks about a second casino in Forest City, Johor. 

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The statements were published shortly after Malaysia’s PM Dato Seri Anwar Ibrahim stated that the alleged talks about a second casino in Johor’s Forest City are “lies” and not true at all. This was reported in an earlier article last week.

“Genting Malaysia Bhd wishes to state that neither the company nor Tan Sri Lim (Kok Thay) was involved in any such discussions or meetings and the claims made are untrue,” Genting Malaysia said in a statement. 

Berjaya Corp has even lodged a police report over the claims, along with releasing an official press release statement in The Star Malaysia to further clarify the fact.

In the press release , it is reiterated that Berjaya Corp “has not participated in any such discussions with any reported parties… and refute all inaccurate claims presented...”


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