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The properties are usually offered up to Indigenous Malaysians - who are referred to as bumiputra or bumiputera - under a quota which is a national implementation to promote balanced socio-economic development in the country.
However, Federal Territories Minister Adnan Tengku said because of the number of bumiputra units that are still on the market, a property portal has been launched which will open up availability of the lots, allowing non-bumiputra people to purchase them.
“Many developers who found it hard to find takers for the units have approached me to let the lots be sold to non-bumiputra," Tengku said. "So we hope this portal will help people who are thinking of owning properties.’’