We secure NCER prosperity by promoting and facilitating international investment and championing in the socioeconomic development.
We are established by Act 687 and received the consent of His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong on 5 February 2008. We are spearheaded by the Authority, chaired by the Prime Minister of Malaysia with members comprising the Deputy Prime Minister, the Menteri Besar Kedah, Perak, Perlis and Penang Chief Minister, two Federal Ministers, a representative of the Public Service and two members from the private sector. NCIA's Chief Executive acts as the secretary to the Authority.
Our objective is to promote and accelerate the development in the NCER to become a world-class economic region and a choice destination for investment, employment and residence, as well as to ensure that the social and physical development of sustainable advantage in driving economic growth in the region.