Kedah 2020 Budget Dialogue

ALOR SETAR: The Kedah state government and Invest Kedah Berhad (IKB) met with the business community here to inform them of the variety of opportunities available in the state after the recent Kedah 2020 Budget announcement.

State Tourism, Local Government and Housing Committee Chairman Tan Kok Yew said Kedah wants businesses to grab the various opportunities that the state is providing.

“The recent state budget announcement has opened up many business opportunities.

“There are 12 districts in Kedah and each district are being opened up for development in terms of specific crops or even the various untapped tourism potential available,” he said at the Kedah 2020 Budget Dialogue with businesses.

The state is not just targeting investments from China and other countries but Kedah also wants to get local business players to get involved in the state’s economic growth.

The various high impact projects such as the Bukit Kayu Hitam Special Border Economic Zone, the new international airport and also the focus on specific food crops for specific districts which will translate to more infrastructure development and a variety of food exports.

More than 200 participants from local businesses and industry players attended the session.

Source: New Straits Time

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