30th October, 2018
JOHOR BARU: The prospects of port operations in Johor are bright in the coming years with progress and development taking place in the southernmost part of the state.
Johor Port Authority (JPA) general manager Muhammad Razif Ahmad said Iskandar Malaysia, which is located in southern Johor would continue to drive economic activities in the economic growth corridor.
He said Iskandar Malaysia would boost logistics and halal sectors in the southern part of Johor which offered good growth prospects for operators of Johor Port and Port of Tanjung Pelepas (PTP). “We together with other stakeholder want to develop and position Johor as one of the leading halal hubs in the region,’’ said Muhammad Razif.
He said on that note, JPA would sign a memorandum of understanding with Iskandar Halal Park, a RM250mil integrated industrial halal park in Pasir Gudang.