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CEO Of Malaysia’s BiotechCorp Says Country To Be Global Player

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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The head of Malaysian Biotechnology Corp. says his country is on a path toward becoming a significant global player by 2018. CEO Datuk Iskandar Mizal Mahmood said at BioMalaysia 2008 in Kuala Lumpur when talking about the services of his agency, which serves as government promoter of biotechnology industry in the Malaysia, more money needs to be put into high-quality training of Malaysians who will be needed to do the work. Officers of foreign partners confirmed Malaysia's biotech pace, one from India suggesting the Malaysian government should hold down the personal income tax levied on the foreign professionals who will be needed to provide that training. (Click here for more

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