BEIJING (Bernama) – Malaysia will continue to welcome quality global investments including from China, especially in capital intensive, high-skilled and technologically advanced projects, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
She said such investments would support the country’s sustainable development agenda.
Dr Wan Azizah also said Malaysia would welcome strategic collaborations with China, especially in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) to spur the growth of Malaysia’s manufacturing sector in the era of the Industrial Revolution 4.0.
The deputy premier who is on a four-day official visit to China from Monday said the government was confident Malaysia would be an ideal destination for these technological innovation-based industries.
“Our long-term plans have been not only for the benefit of our people but also to enhance the ease of doing business for investors,” she said in the welcoming speech for The Roundtable Meeting with Leading Entrepreneurs and Investors in Beijing organised by the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) yesterday.
Negeri Sembilan Chief Minister Datuk Seri Aminuddin Harun and MIDA Chief Executive officer Datuk Azman Mahmud were also present.
Dr Wan Azizah who is also Women, Family and Community Development Minister said Malaysia was also looking forward to a fair and win-win partnership with Chinese business leaders in various sectors, including agribusiness, medical tourism, cybersecurity and Halal industry ranging from logistics, food, travel, lifestyle to finance.
A total of 39 Chinese business leaders present at the meeting that also saw a team from Malaysia Vision Valley gave a briefing on business opportunities in Negeri Sembilan.