Speech by YAB Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Nordin Menteri Besar Johor at the The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades Award Ceremony

Jen Hotel, Puteri Harbour, JB May 15, 2017 Terima kasih, Saudara Pengacara Majlis Assalamualaikum Warahmatullahhi wabarakatuh, Salam Sejahtera Salam 1Malaysia Salam Muafakat And a very good evening   YBhg Datuk Ismail Ibrahim Chief Executive, Iskandar Regional Development Authority   YBhg Dato’ Sri Mohammed Shazalli Ramly  Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer, Telekom Malaysia Berhad   YB Dato’ Kamaruzzaman bin Abu Kassim President & Chief Executive, Johor Corporation   YBhg Tuan Haji A. Rahim bin Haji Nin, Mayor, Johor Bahru City Council   YBhg Encik Akmal Ahmad Chief Operating Officer, Iskandar Investment Berhad   Mr. Eddie Tan Managing Director, TTIEN Media Group Sdn Berhad   Esteemed [...]

Welcoming Address by Datuk Ismail Ibrahim Iskandar Regional Development Authority Chief Executive at The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades Award Ceremony

Jen Hotel, Puteri Harbour, JB May 15, 2017   Thank you Mr/Madam Emcee Assalamu'alaikum warahmatullahi wabarakatuh and a very good evening to   Yang Amat Berhormat Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Nordin Menteri Besar of Johor   YB Dato’ Haji Azmi bin Rohani State Secretary of Johor   YBhg Dato’ Sri Mohammed Shazalli Ramly  Managing Director/Group Chief Executive Officer, Telekom Malaysia Berhad   YB Dato’ Kamaruzzaman bin Abu Kassim President & Chief Executive, Johor Corporation   YBhg Tuan Haji A. Rahim bin Haji Nin, Mayor, Johor Bahru City Council   YBhg Encik Akmal Ahmad Chief Operating Officer, Iskandar Investment Berhad   Mr. Eddie Tan Managing Director, TTIEN [...]

IRDA RECOGNISES 23 MOST-VALUED CONTRIBUTIONS TO THE QUALITY OF LIFE IN ISKANDAR MALAYSIA

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, 15th May 2017 (Monday): The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades 2016/17 (TIMA) award ceremony saw a total of 23 awards being presented at Hotel Jen, Iskandar Puteri this evening. This inaugural award, an initiative of Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA), is part of the Iskandar Malaysia’s year-long 10th anniversary campaign that began in November 2016. The award ceremony was graced by YAB Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Nordin, Menteri Besar of Johor, Johor State Secretary Dato’ Azmi Rohani, Johor EXCO members YB [...]

Irda Recognises Most-Valued Contributions To The Quality Of Life In Iskandar Malaysia

ISKANDAR MALAYSIA, MONDAY, 8 MAY 2017: As part of Iskandar Malaysia’s 10th anniversary celebration that was launched in December 2016, Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) today announced the details of the inaugural The Iskandar Malaysia Accolades (TIMA) that will be held on 15 May 2017 along with a Forum related to the region’s Smart City. This award is conceived to recognize and reward projects and stakeholders that contribute towards quality of life; and practices and implementation that are in [...]

Irda keen to develop infrastructure in Iskandar Malaysia

JOHOR BARU, May 4 — The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (Irda) is focused on infrastructure development in Johor’s Iskandar Malaysia, as it it key to attracting greater investments and reaping economic benefits in the long run. Chief Executive Officer Datuk Ismail Ibrahim said Iskandar Malaysia is a region that can help Malaysia realise the vision of achieving developed nation status by 2035. ”Infrastructure development is a two-pronged endeavour. Firstly, it involves building airports, seaports and roads to facilitate connectivity with the [...]

Malaysian Dutch Business Council Launches Johor Chapter in Medini, Iskandar Puteri

Medini, Iskandar Puteri, Johor, 3 May 2017 – The Malaysian Dutch Business Council (MDBC) today launched their Johor Chapter located at Medini 6, an office building located in the prime and central part of Medini, Iskandar Puteri. The launch was officiated by YBhg. Datuk Ismail Ibrahim, Chief Executive of the Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) as the official representative of Menteri Besar Johor Y.A.B. Dato’ Mohamed Khaled Bin Nordin, witnessed by H.E. Karin Mössenlechner, Ambassador of the Kingdom of [...]

Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System by 2022

JOHOR BAHRU (MAY 2): The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) is in the final stages of discussions on the Johor-Singapore Rapid Transit System (RTS). “We understand that it is important to not only connect within the region but also with Singapore. We are at the last stage of discussions to connect Singapore and, hopefully by 2020, the BRT (Bus Rapid Transit) system in Johor will be connected to Singapore’s transport system,” said IRDA CEO Datuk Ismail Ibrahim. He added that the [...]

Iskandar Malaysia’s best performing areas of 2016

The property market in Johor softened further in 2016 with 40,066 properties worth RM19.45 billion transacted in the year, which is a 16% drop in volume and 10% in transacted value from 2015, according to the Finance Ministry’s Valuation and Property Services Department’s (JPPH) Property Market Report 2016. This was in tandem with the overall market performance for 2016 as property transactions nationwide declined for the second consecutive year with 320,425 transactions worth RM145.51 billion, indicating a 11.5% decrease in [...]

Outsourcing Malaysia launches southern office in Iskandar Malaysia

Establishment of Office in Support of Iskandar Puteri’s Positioning as Business Service Hub for the Global Business Services Industry. Outsourcing Malaysia (OM), a chapter of the National ICT Association of Malaysia (PIKOM), launched its southern office in Iskandar Malaysia in tandem with the rapid growth of the Global Business Service GBS and Shared Services & Outsourcing (SSO) industry in Iskandar Puteri, Iskandar Malaysia. (left to right) OM Director Justin J Anthony, Deputy Chair of OM Anthony Raja Devadoss, Managing Director i2M Ventures [...]

Growing population spurs demand in Iskandar Malaysia

THERE is still a huge demand for new housing units in Iskandar Malaysia as the population in the growth corridor continues to increase. The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (Irda), which is the regulatory authority mandated to plan, promote and facilitate development in Iskandar Malaysia, has estimated that by 2025, the population will increase to three million and they will need at least 1.2 million housing units. Irda chief executive Datuk Ismail Ibrahim said the population in Iskandar Malaysia was now 1.8 [...]