City Youth is the brainchild of Y.A.B Prime Minister Dato' Seri Mohd Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak as a result of discussions with the Ministry of Youth and Sports (KBS) and the Ministry of Rural and Regional Development (MRRD) under the National Blue Ocean Strategy (NBOS)

The government has allocated RM100 million to finance three pilot projects 1Malaysia Youth City in Sabah, Sarawak and the peninsula in the 2014 budget, to create a comprehensive ecosystem which is accompanied by a youth.

1Malaysia Youth City is an integrated development that provides opportunities for youth to develop themselves in the realm of employment and entrepreneurship as well as enable them to improve skills, and abilities, as well as to enjoy living in peace with recreational facilities, affordable housing, transportation and environmental harmony.



  • 1MYC are inclusive development with diversity planning objectives based on economic, social and environmental enable every segment of society be utilized based on the country's growth and prosperity and opportunities of the resources and services of the city.
  • 1MYC provide a comprehensive ecosystem for youth to increase the capacity and the progress of youth in employment, business and other entrepreneurship access to housing, recreation and sports.
  • 1MYC is development based on demand driven youth development tailored to the needs, aspirations and lifestyle of the younger generation.



  1. Reducing the rate of migration of youth from rural areas to big cities.
  2. Provide opportunities for the youth in order to improve the standard of living and development in semi-urban and there by to turn the area into a hub for urban youth.
  3. Attract more investors and developers to build houses and business centers affordable by youth.increase tourism activity and the number of sites in semi-urban areas because tourists would be interested to go to a place that is filled with programs and activities implemented by youth.
  4. Offset the rising cost of living, especially to the rural youth with the existence of youth.