On the 2nd of August, Iskandar Investment Berhad (IIB) and its wholly-owned subsidiary, EduCity Iskandar Malaysia Sdn Bhd (EduCity), announced that EduCity Sports Complex (ESC) had started operating as a Vaccination Administration Centre (PPV) under the Ministry of International Trade and Industry’s (MITI) Public-Private Partnership COVID-19 Industry Immunisation Programme (PIKAS) or PPV PIKAS.
The EduCity Iskandar PPV PIKAS opened on Sunday, the 1st of August 2021 after getting approval from the required authorities and a working visit by Senator Datuk Lim Ban Hong, Deputy Minister of MITI. Manufacturing industries listed under MITI in the Iskandar Puteri, Gelang Patah, Pekas Nenas, Senai, Kulai, and Skudai areas would be served by the EduCity Iskandar PPV PIKAS. IIB is dedicated in supporting the Johor government for the success of Pelan Pemulihan Johor.
“MITI would like to express our appreciation to EduCity for participating in this public-private partnership to accelerate the vaccination programme for the manufacturing sector in Johor. We are pleased with the facilities provided by IIB and EduCity that has met all our requirements. We thank EduCity for giving their strong commitment and being highly professional in ensuring the EduCity Iskandar PPV PIKAS can start operating smoothly. The acceleration of the vaccination programme will ensure economic sustainability and the well-being of our community”, said Datuk Lim.