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Tropicana donates RM690,000 to Covid-19 aid in Johor


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31 JULY, PETALING JAYA – Tropicana Foundation, a charity arm of Tropicana Corporation Berhad (Tropicana) recently put in a contribution worth a total of RM690,000 to four various institutions in Johor. In its aim to combat and flatten the Covid-19 curve, Tropicana reached out to the Johor community and donated to the following:

1. RM300,000 to the Yayasan Sultan Ibrahim Johor
2. RM300,000 to Tabung Bencana Negeri Johor
3. RM10,000 to Majlis Perbandaran Pontian
4. Purchase of 6 units of Electrocardiogram (ECG) Machine worth a total of RM80,000 to Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Johor

His Majesty Sultan of Johor, Sultan Ibrahim Ibni Almarhum Sultan Iskandar (Sultan Ibrahim) expressed his appreciation to the Tropicana Foundation for their contributions to Yayasan Sultan Ibrahim Johor (“YSIJ”) by stating: “YSIJ continuously helps the people with the delivery of food aid every week as well as various other assistance and contributions.”

Donation of RM300,000 to Yayasan Sultan Ibrahim Johor (from left to right): Shah Reza Bin Md Kanafe (Senior Executive, Yayasan Sultan Ibrahim Johor), Fadhly Suffian Laili (CEO, Yayasan Sultan Ibrahim Johor), YB Dato’ Avinderjit Singh (Trustee of Board of Yayasan Sultan Ibrahim Johor), Lee Han Ming (Group CEO, Tropicana), and Karen Lee (Managing Director – Southern Region, Tropicana)

Lee Han Ming, Group Chief Executive Officer of Tropicana thanked Sultan Ibrahim and Johor’s Government for their ongoing initiatives towards combating the pandemic and concurred that these positive contributions will not only alleviate the lives of the Johor community but re-energise the country’s wellness and economic sector.

“Staying true to our Tropicana mantra, we aim to redefine the art of living by providing a safe and wholesome environment for our community to live and prosper. In support of the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic, Tropicana Foundation donated a total of RM690,000 to the Johor community via these institutions. We hope with our contributions, the medical machines will provide more aid to the hospitals and the community. Now more than ever, all of us should stand united to fight this pandemic and return to our normal lives, soon.” Lee shared.

YAB Dato’ Haji Hasni Bin Mohammad, Menteri Besar Johor extended his appreciation to the efforts of Tropicana Foundation, “I hope these donations can help the Johor State Health Department treats its patients in need. Hopefully more companies will emulate Tropicana’s efforts together with all parties to fight COVID-19.” he summarised.

Over the years, Tropicana has played an important role in shaping the vibrant landscape of Johor. The developer enjoyed a strong presence in the Southern region with its two master-planned townships: Tropicana Danga Bay and Danga Cove. Moving forward, Tropicana plans to unlock more landbank in Johor in its aim to create a harmonious yet safe township for the community to live, work, learn, play and prosper. Come 3rd Quarter of 2021, Tropicana will roll out its first industrial park aptly named as Tropicana Industrial Park (“TIP”). TIP is positioned as a master-planned industrial park in Johor, a nod to the increasing number of small- and middle-sized enterprises in Malaysia, especially within the Pekan Nanas vicinity that is 30 minutes drive to Singapore’s second link. Aside from that, Tropicana also plans to roll out Tropicana Uplands, a vibrant mixed development in Gelang Patah and Lido Waterfront Boulevard, an iconic integrated waterfront development overlooking the Straits of Johor. With these iconic developments in the pipeline, Tropicana is confident that the strategic location of Johor at the southern-most tip of Peninsula Malaysia will continue to gain traction as the commercial import & export hub in Malaysia.

To discover Tropicana and its projects in Johor, please visit or follow us on FB Page @tropicanasouthern. You can also reach us at +607 234 1585.

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