16 Jul 2013 07:54

Heritage Farm (M) Sdn Bhd is investing RM7 million to develop an integrated aquaculture farm for freshwater prawns and marine fish in Kuala Terengganu.

Tok Bali Dockyard & Engineering Sdn Bhd is investing RM5 million to build a ship hangar at the Tok Bali Integrated Fisheries Park developed by the ECER Development Council.

The ECER Development Council said ECER has attracted RM49 billion worth of investments since 2007 to date, which have created close to 40,000 jobs for the people.

In the first half of this year alone, ECER has already attracted RM23.64 billion worth of investments, surpassing ECER Development Council's 2013 investment target of RM15 billion.

Pahang attracted the largest investment to date with RM23.31 billion in investments recorded from 2007 until last June, creating some 24,000 jobs followed by Terengganu with RM18.62 billion in investment (10,850 jobs), Kelantan with RM5.79 billion (4,850 jobs) and Mersing District in Johor with RM1.61 billion (208 jobs).