ASEAN KEY DESTINATIONS
19 new projects in Malaysia's ETP
The Malaysian prime minister has announced the second phase of the Economic Transformation Programme (ETP), in which 19 new Entry Point Projects have been identified.
The projects with RM67bil in investments, are expected to generate RM36bil in gross national income and generate 35,000 new jobs, Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak told the media in a briefing on the update progress of the ETP.
The ETP, which forms part of the New Economic Model roadmap, will transform Malaysia into a high income, inclusive and sustainable nation.
The roadmap aims to raise the living standard and quality if life of the people to a higher level.
It was announced earlier that the ETP had identified 131 Entry Point Projects and 60 business opportunities that will help the country achieve its high-income nation status by 2020.
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