Socio-economic growth in Kelantan

International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed (third from right) and Kelantan Mentri Besar Datuk Ahmad Yakob (fourth from right) with ROHM-Wako officials cutting ribbon to mark the opening of the ROHM-Wako building in Pengkalan Chepa in March this year.

THE Federal Government, through the East Coast Economic Region Development Council (ECERDC) and the Kelantan government, has successfully attracted RM12.7bil in private investments between 2007 and May 2017 as part of the transformation under the umbrella of the East Coast Economic Region (ECER).

These projects, supported by investment promotions as well as human capital development programmes, have generated over 13,880 new job opportunities and elevated the livelihoods of more than 25,000 people, especially those under the B40 category in both urban and rural areas. B40 households refer to groups of people in the bottom 40% when household income is measured.

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