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YAB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow launches Penang SEED – Penang’s 5-year Economic Plan

Chief Minister of Penang, YAB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow launched the Penang Strategy for Economic Ecosystem Development (Penang SEED) at Penang Institute on 12 June 2023, together with Dato’ Dr. Ooi Kee Beng, the Executive Director of Penang Institute. Penang SEED charts the economic action plan for Penang over the next five years, from 2023-2028. Penang Institute plays a central role in collating state and national policies and adapting the Strategy based on the state’s capacity and recent various stakeholders’ discussions on talent, infrastructure, and transportation cutting across manufacturing, tourism, creative industries, and business services, and agritech.

Download the full report here: Penang SEED

Also present were:
1. YB Dato’ Ahmad Zakiyuddin Abd Rahman, Deputy Chief Minister 1
2. YB Prof Ramasamy Palanisamy, Deputy Chief Minister II
3. YB Puan Zabidah Safar, State Finance Officer
4. YB Chong Eng, State EXCO for Social Development and Non-Islamic Religious Affairs
5. YB Dato’ Abdul Halim, State EXCO for Trade, Industry and Entrepreneurial Development
6. YB Dr Hajah Norlela Ariffin, State EXCO for Agrotechnology and Food Security, Rural Development and Health

Penang Institute would like to thank members of the media for covering this event. The following are articles published, arranged in no specific order. We apologise beforehand if there are articles which have been missed.

1. (Buletin Mutiara) Penang launches Penang SEED – A five-year plan for sustainable economic growth and prosperity
2. (The Star) CM’s mission for a better Penang
3. (Malay Mail) We will focus on economy, development and water issues if given mandate again, says Kon Yeow
4. (New Straits Times) Penang SEED 2023-2028 will stimulate economic growth
5. (Penang Hyperlocal) Penang CM launches “Penang SEED – The Strategy for Economic Ecosystem Development”