KANGAR, July 23 (Bernama) — A new township is to be developed in Chuping to boost commercial activity in Perlis.
Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak, on a one-day visit to Perlis, has agreed in principle to the procurement of 1,200 hectares belonging to Felda Global Ventures Sdn Bhd for the township.
The Prime Minister, who has placed Felda under his purview, said the state government would have to discuss the matter with Felda Global Ventures, the investment arm of Felda.
Speaking to reporters after meeting the people at Dewan 2020 here today, Najib said the government had allocated RM350,000 to upgrade the one-day market in Balai Baru.
Najib, accompanied by Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Md Isa Sabu, spent half an hour at the day market.
Source : Bernama