Education Ministry Welcomes Investors Setting Up International Schools

GEORGE TOWN, July 17 (Bernama) — The Education Ministry will assist any investors or education service providers intending to set up new international schools in the country, said its deputy minister Datuk P. Kamalanathan.

He said currently the ministry had received one proposal to set up an international school in Kluang and another one in Batu Pahat in Johor.

“Currently we have about 116 international schools nationwide. The ministry also has approved a few more and we welcome any investors who would like to set up the school away from Klang Valley,” he told reporters after the opening of Straits International School by Penang Yang diPertua Negeri Tun Abdul Rahman Abbas, here Sunday.

He said the ministry would provide them advice and consultation that would diversified the education system in Malaysia.

Kamalanathan said he would continue to support the initiative because that was one of Entry Point Projects (EPP) under the ministry.

BERNAMA.

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