KUALA LUMPUR: The meeting between Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Dr. Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and the People’s Republic of China, Vice President, Han Zheng here today discussed about bi-lateral relation, rural development, TVET education, Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and halal industry cooperation.
Ahmad Zahid said, Mala1ysia is 1committed to ensure the momentum of national development is at par with the growth and followed with win-win strategy for the sake of together hence develop the principle of togetherness for both countries.
“Today I received the courtesy call from China’s Vice-President Han Zheng on his four day visit to Malaysia in conjunction with the 10th Shared Comprehensive Strategic Malaysia-China 2023,” Ahmad Zahid said in his Facebook post, Thursday.
Ahmad Zahid who is also the Minister of Rural and Regional Development said, China is Malaysia’s largest trading partner since 2009 with trade value reaching 17.1 per cent from the Malaysian global trade worth RM2.8 trillion.
The Bagan Datuk Member of Parliament (MP) said, China’s investment worth RM9.6 billion (US$2.2 billion) has created job opportunities to more than 6,000 people in 2022.
Ahmad Zahid added, also present at the meeting include Quyang Yujing- Chinese Ambassador to Malaysia, Li Chunlin-Deputy Chairman of Development and National Renewal Commission, Li Fei-China Deputy Minister of Trade, and Nong Rong-China Deputy Foreign Minister.
Meanwhile Ahmad Zahid was accompanied by Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Datuk Mohammad Alamin and Deputy Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry, Liew Chin Tong. –Malaysia World