MOF: Govt continues to support special border economic zone as planned
15 Aug 2022 01:48pm
Yamani Hafez Musa said up to June 2022, the DELAPAN project in an SBEZ had resulted in three property investment agreements sealed with a total value of RM7.2 billion. - Bernama Photo
Deputy Finance Minister II Yamani Hafez Musa said up to June 2022, the DELAPAN project in an SBEZ had resulted in three property investment agreements sealed with a total value of RM7.2 billion.
"The projects are the lorry deport and internal clearance development project by PKT Logistik Sdn Bhd (PKT) in December 2019; a nitrile glove project by Hartalega Bhd (Hartalega) in March 2021; and a data and internet exchange project in December 2021,” he told Dewan Negara.
He said the property development project in SBEZ Bukit Kayu Hitam, Kedah, which involves 11,800 acres of land, is a high impact initiative planned by both the federal and Kedah governments.
"The direct involvement by MOF in SBEZ Bukit Kayu Hitam is through Northern Gateway Sdn Bhd (NGX), a wholly owned entity of the Minister of Finance Inc, as the main developer of DELAPAN (formerly known as Kota Perdana) which involves an area of 4,400 acres, or 38 per cent of the total SBEZ Bukit Kayu Hitam area,” he added. - BERNAMA
The government will implement a targeted subsidy programme for RON95 in 2024. (Small image: Rafizi Ramli)
Minister in the Prime Minister's Department for Sabah, Sarawak Affairs and Special Functions Datuk Armizan Mohd Ali - FILE PIX