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Johor bars locals from selling land to foreigners

Published on May 19, 2014 10:05 AM

PENGERANG (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Johor has barred locals from selling land to foreigners.

Mentri Besar Datuk Mohamed Khaled Nordin, who disclosed this, said locals were selling off their plots to foreigners due to its rising value.

He said there were at least three recent cases of locals trying to sell land meant for agricultural use.

"Major development is taking place, especially after the initiation of the Rapid (Refinery and Petrochemicals Integrated Development) project.

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