PM visits to UAE has attracted RM40.6 billion investment commitments in Malaysia

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ABU DHABI: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s working visit to United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been fruitful as it has attracted the investors’ commitment worth RM40.6 billion (AS$8.6 billion).

Anwar said, with that amount of investments it depends on the government’s leadership, ministries and related agencies to transform it into reality, and the results will benefit the country and the people.

“My appreciation to many important figures in UAE who are representatives of the economic sector, trade and investment including UAE President, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan and several senior ministers besides stakeholders of the wealth fund of UAE, Abu Dhabi Investment Authorities (ADIA), UAE International Investment Council (UAEIIC), MASDAR and giant business companies in UAE such as Mubadala, Lulu Group International, Aldar and ILC,” Anwar said in his Facebook post today.

Anwar also extend his appreciation to the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), MATRADE,Wisma Putra, embassy, Malaysian industry players and others that have made this mission successful.

According to the prime minister, before ending his visit to UAE, he had the opportunity to meet the Malaysian diaspora living there.

According to Anwar he had used the platform to deliver the government’s aspiration to make Malaysia more attractive as a selected investors’ destination including UAE.

He added, this effort could generate better economic opportunities that will benefit the people but it needs the support from all parties to make it successful regardless of different backgrounds and opinions. –Malaysia World News

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