-SARAWAK OFFERS MANY ATTRACTIONS & ADVANTAGES SUCH COMPETITIVE PRICED LAND, LOW ELECTRIC & WATER TARIFF RATES, SUFFICIENT SKILLED MANPOWER & MANY MORE-
“For Both Upstream and Downstream Halal Industries, investment opportunities in Tanjung Manis’ Halal Hub is very vast tract of land suitable for agriculture and aquaculture activities which offers opportunities for the development in the Halal industries both upstream and downstream activities.”
SCORE is not just for intended for heavy and energy intensive industries as with the For Halal products, the Government of Malaysia has empowered the Department of Islamic Development Malaysia to be the only body to manage Halal certification in Malaysia.
“This Halal certification went through a stringent process, aiming to give added assurance to both producers and consumers, following similar process in Sarawak through the State Islamic Religious Council.”
The Malaysian Government has also established the Halal Development Corporation to assist in the development and promotion of Halal Hubs and Parks and out of the thirteen Halal Hubs and Parks in operation in Malaysia, the Tanjung Manis Halal Hub in SCORE is certainly the largest.
Tanjung Manis is becoming an advanced Halal Hub because of its wide ranging competitive advantages and the Government of Sarawak has designated a gross area of 77,000 hectares to be the place where both upstream and downstream halal industries can thrive successfully.
“Entries of companies dealing with food production, pharmaceuticals, living essentials, life-sciences and biotechnology into Tanjung Manis who are willing to embark upon the production of Halal goods and services therefore, Tanjung Manis is a suitable place and good place to invest.”
Investor-friendly-Sarawak offers many attractions and advantages for investors such as from offering competitively-priced land, electricity tariffs, water rates as well as skilled manpower in addition to the attractive tax incentives provided by the Malaysian Government through the Malaysian Investment Development Authority or MIDA.
Furthermore, the Malaysian Government as well as the Sarawak Government always maintain strong commitment towards protecting and safeguarding foreign investments in the State there as conclusion, I would like to give assurance that the Sarawak Government will continue to work hand-in-hand with investors to facilitate their investments.
The companies that have decided to invest in SCORE are our partners in development and fully understanding the competitive advantages of setting up their operations in Sarawak, and it is my hopes that my delegates can relay the benefits of investing in SCORE to you over the duration of the Forum.
We will continue to encourage the entry of global investors into Sarawak and for that reason, always maintain an open-door policy to our shores for investors willing to participate in the development of Sarawak in the long term.
Heartily welcoming the investors to approach Sarawak’s delegates from Sarawak at our SCORE exhibition booths for any information and clarification with regards to the details on investment opportunities in Sarawak, Taib also said they will host a Sarawak-specific Forum during their stay at Doha.
Source: New Sarawak Tribune