JOHOR BAHRU – Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is scheduled to launch five initiatives of the Johor state government set to bring benefits and secure prosperity for people of the state.
The launch will be held at the closing of the 2017 Progressive Johor Expo at Dataran Mahkota, Kota Iskandar, Iskandar Puteri near here today, said the Media and Communications Unit (Medkom) of the Johor Menteri Besar’s Office in a statement yesterday.
The first initiative involves the handover of 95 Johor State Religious Schools (SAKJ) which have been restored throughout the district, to the state government and the appointment of Kumpulan Prasarana Rakyat Johor (KPRJ) as design and construction contractor for SAKJ’s fifth-phase project.
The second initiative is the handover of religious schools in FELDA to the state government for the purpose of upgrading while the third initiative is the launch of Digital Halal Martz developed by PIJ Holdings Sdn Bhd (PIJH) in an effort to increase sales of halal products of small and medium entrepreneurs.
According to Medkom, the fourth initiative is the introduction of the first cancer patient management system in the country through the use of modern medical technology launched by KPJ Healthcare – IBM Watson.