CYBERJAYA - THE INTELLIGENT CITY
Cyberjaya was launched in 1997 by the country's fourth Prime Minister Yang Amat Berbahagia Tun Dr Mahathir Bin Mohamad and it is located in the district of Sepang, Selangor which is situated about ~30 km south of Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. It is a strategic city chosen by thousand of ICT companies (local and foreign) as their business center, equipped with modern amenities and facilities, and one of the modern & great amenity is the Masjid Cyberjaya (Cyberjaya Green Mosque). Cyberjaya is easily accessible via major highways such as the Elite Highway, the SKVE Highway, the LDP Highway, the MEX Highway which makes travelling from Kuala Lumpur City Centre to Cyberjaya just for 20 minutes. Travel to KLIA International Airport is also near and fast, which is approximately ~15 minutes away. The neighbour areas are Putrajaya, Dengkil, Taman Putra Perdana Puchong and Pulau Meranti Puchong.
The size or total land area is approximately 7,000 acres. The Cyberjaya main vision was to establish Cyberjaya as a world-class IT infrastructure for businesses, and to promote Cyberjaya as the best regional and global ICT hub in the world. It is also the ideal place to live, study, work and play as it has been equipped with modern amenities, facilities and easy access to major highway and areas. Today, Cyberjaya is home to many multinational companies such as IBM, Shell, HP, Ericsson, BMW, HSBC, DHL, T-System, Six Quality and many more. Government and semi-government agencies like MAMPU, JPA, LHDN, TM R&D, MDEC, SKMM and a few others are also located in Cyberjaya.
Cyberjaya also has been the chosen place for the higher degree education and institutions such as Multimedia University (MMU), Limkokwing University, Kirkby College and Cyberjaya University College Medical Sciences (CUCMS). In addition, University Islam Malaysia (UIM) will be launched soon and the campus will be somewhere near to Cyberjaya Green Mosque (Masjid Cyberjaya). Another University opening soon nearby Cyberjaya is UITM Dengkil, which is located at Dengkil area near Kampung Hj. Ahmad Razali, which is just ~5 minutes away from Cyberjaya.