Kota Iskandar, Johor

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Kota Iskandar
Administrative centre
Kota Iskandar.JPG
CountryMalaysia
StateJohor
DistrictJohor Bahru
CityIskandar Puteri
Official launch19 April 2009
Area
 • Total1.3 km2 (0.5 sq mi)
Time zoneMST
Websitewww.kotaiskandar.com

Kota Iskandar (Jawi: كوتا إسكندر) (formerly Johor State New Administrative Centre (JSNAC)) is an administrative centre for the state government of Johor, Malaysia. It is located in Iskandar Puteri, Johor Bahru District and it is the first phase of the Iskandar Puteri project. The Iskandar Puteri project itself is a part of Iskandar Malaysia. Kota Iskandar was developed by Cahaya Jauhar Sdn Bhd and the first Phase was completed in 2008.

Name[edit]

Kota Iskandar was named after the late Sultan of Johor, Almarhum Sultan Iskandar.

History[edit]

Kota Iskandar was officially launched by Sultan Iskandar on 19 April 2009. Within the same month, 2,200 civil servants moved to the new complex and the first sitting for Johor legislative assembly happened on 19 June 2009. In February 2010, public transportation was introduced to the area.[1]

Architecture[edit]

The administrative centre consist of the State Assembly Building, Chief Minister's and State Secretariat's Office (Dato' Jaafar Muhammad Building). The buildings are based on a Johor-Malay and Moorish architecture. The Chief Minister's and State Secretary Office houses the chief minister's office, state EXCO offices, Secretary of State office and many other departments. It has 21,480 square feet (1,996 m2) of office space in a five storey structure.[2]

It also features:

Roads[edit]

  • Lebuh Kota Iskandar
  • Persiaran Dato' Bentara Luar
  • Persiaran Dewan Negeri
  • Persiaran Tun Sri Lanang
  • Persiaran Dato' Menteri
  • Persiaran Dato' Sri Amar Diraja
  • Persiaran Laksamana
  • Lebuh Bahtera

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. Kota Iskandar - Johor's Living Legacy

External links[edit]