Khazanah Nasional Berhad is the Government of Malaysia's strategic investment fund. As trustees to the nation's commercial assets, Khazanah’s role is to promote economic growth and make strategic investments on behalf of the Government which would contribute towards nation-building.
Khazanah is also tasked to nurture the development of selected strategic industries in Malaysia with the aim of pursuing the nation's long-term economic interests.
Khazanah has investments in over 50 major companies, both in Malaysia and abroad, and the companies are involved in a broad spectrum of industries ranging from healthcare, tourism, infrastructure, financial services, telecommunications and few others.
The Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) is the government's principal agency for the promotion of the manufacturing and services sectors in Malaysia.
MIDA assists companies which intend to invest in the manufacturing and services sectors, as well as facilitates the implementation of their projects. The wide range of services provided by MIDA include providing information on the opportunities for investments, as well as facilitating companies which are looking for joint venture partners.
MIDA sets a new record of RM216.5 billion for approved direct investments in 2013.
The Multimedia Development Corporation (MDeC) was incorporated in 1996 to oversee the development of the MSC Malaysia and to advise the Malaysian Government on legislation and policies, as well as to set breakthrough standards for multimedia operations.
Today, there are over 3,000 MSC Malaysia Status companies, employing over 140,000 people, these include: 373 companies in the Creative Multimedia Cluster, 115 Institutions of Higher Learning and Incubators, 2,392 Information Technology companies and over 280 Shared Services & Outsourcing providers.
The Iskandar Regional Development Authority (IRDA) is a Malaysian Federal Government statutory body tasked with the objective of regulating and driving various stakeholders in both the public and private sectors towards realizing the vision of developing Iskandar Malaysia into a strong and sustainable metropolis of international standing.
Iskandar Malaysia covers a land area of 2,217 sq km and has brought in total cumulative committed investments of RM156.35 billion since its inception in 2006 until 30 Sept 2014.
Backed by the federal and Johor state government and fronted by experienced property experts, Iskandar Investment creates exceptional investment opportunities for property developers.
They oversee the infrastructure planning and master planning of the EDUCity (600 acres) and Medini (2,230 acres) which is to be the Central Business District of Nusajaya.
Iskandar Investment tapped into the Malaysian government’s National Key Economic Areas by adopting several incentivised clusters that would occupy the landbank and drive in population and businesses. Those selected were Tourism & Leisure, Education, Healthcare & Wellness and Creative. Through the state government agency IRDA (Iskandar Regional Development Authority), incentives were created to encourage developers and tenants into the area, including the companies that worked with IIB on catalytic projects such as EduCity, LEGOLAND® Malaysia and Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios.
Medini is a greenfield development spanning 2,230 acres designed to become the Central Business District of Iskandar Malaysia.
Medini is the heart of Nusajaya surrounded by established signature developments such as EduCity, an international best-in-class education hub; Pinewood Iskandar Malaysia Studios, with over 100,000 sq ft of film stages; Kota Iskandar, the new Johor State Administrative Capital; Puteri Harbour, a premium waterfront development across the strait from Singapore; Horizon Hills, home to one of the best golf clubs in the country – and most significantly, Medini is the home to the newly opened LEGOLAND® Malaysia theme park, the first LEGOLAND in Asia.
TalentCorp is established under the Prime Minister’s Department to formulate and facilitate initiatives to address the availability of talent in line with the needs of the country’s economic transformation. Collaborating closely with relevant Government agencies and employers in priority economic sectors, TalentCorp develops demand-driven initiatives to enhance graduate employability, promote talent diversity, engage Malaysians abroad and facilitate foreign talent.