Iskandar Malaysia : An Update
Iskandar Malaysia formerly known as Iskandar Development Region (IDR) and South Johor Economic Region (SJER) is the main southern development corridor in Johor. Iskandar Malaysia was established on 8 November 2006 Iskandar Malaysia with the aims to transform South Johor into a high income region. Iskandar Malaysia covers an area of 2,217 square kilometers and five (5) local government authorities, namely, Johor Bahru City Council, Johor Bahru Tengah Municipal Council, Pasir Gudang Municipal Council, Kulaijaya Municipal Council and Pontian District Council.
Picture from left: Ooi Soon Theng, Lim Yong Zheng Head of Architectural Dept. Dr Abdul Halim Hussein, Ar Hong Lim Foo and Ahmad Zul Afri Idris.
Three students from the Bachelor of Science in Architecture Program of the Architectural Department, Faculty of Built Environment, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia were awarded the Prestigious PAM-Feruni Ceramiche Scholarship Award at the Luxurious PAM-Pinnacle of Excellence – Annual Dinner 2015. The event was held at the Grand Ballroom of the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Kuala Lumpur on Sat 23 May 2015.