Malaysia’s Merdeka 118, soon to be world’s second tallest building, is 85 per cent finished with the completion of tower spire

Malaysia has completed the tower spire of the building that’s set to become the world’s second-tallest skyscraper.The Merdeka 118 will reach a height of 678.9 metres when completed, the tallest structure after the 830-metre tall Burj Khalifa, in Dubai. The project will be an economic catalyst for the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said at a ceremony.The development comes as a new Covid-19 variant has prompted Malaysia’s government to pause the transition to the…

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