Sarawak plans to create the world’s largest and most advanced halal hub in Tanjung Manis in Mukah Division, the state’s largest Second Minister for Resource Planning and Environment, Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said.

Sarawak Information Department, quoted him as saying that an area of 77,000 hectares in Tanjung Manis has been earmarked for the halal hub, which would have a special green economic zone and with good connectivity.

He added that the hub offered an ideal investment destination for various sectors such as feed-milling and fertilizer, biotechnology, aquaculture, food processing, fruits and vegetable farming and horticulture.