Malaysia Global Business Forum announces its exclusive event to explore business opportunities with the Arab World.

This program offers the opportunity to network with representatives of new and existing government representatives, while investigating new scenarios and how business can take advantage of opportunities.

The natural synergies between Malaysia and the Arab World can now be exploited for mutual benefit while developing strong business links which can be forged during this time. Strategic Partners, Malaysia and the Arab world will ensure participants are well informed and knowledgeable on current situations. The event will cover:

  • Opportunities for Malaysian businesses
  • Considerable business possibilities with the Arab world
  • Network with new and existing government representatives
  • Access Arab Malaysia Chamber of Commerce and see how it is an effective bridge for commerce and positive development between Malaysia and the Arab World, and
  • Identify possible investors from the Arab World into Malaysia

Recently, Nordin Abdullah paid a courtesy call on H.E. Senator A. Kohilan Pillay, Deputy Minister of Foriegn Affairs, at Wisma Putra in Putrajaya where the objectives of this year’s Malaysia Global Business Forum were discussed and Nordin presented the Senator with a framed Songket piece, woven by a single mother in Terengganu which was part of MGBF’s CSR Initiative in 2009.

Discussions between the Senator and MGBF representatives touched on the interest in MGBF as a platform for international business co-operation with Malaysia. MGBF pointed out the ongoing and increased need for involvement and engagement of Wisma Putra in this process.

Nordin told the Senator “We are targeting five feature countries with political and business delegations and additional business only delegations from between 20 – 30 countries.”

The Senator was enthusiastic about the efforts of MGBF in developing strong business linkages that will benefit Malaysia.

The Senator commented that Wisma Putra will certainly be pleased to consider all methods of involvement that is within their scope and current directives, especially in light of the success of your last year’s event. MGBF staff were delighted to see that Wisma Putra had highlighted part of last years event in their foyer display.

“MGBF is targeted to ensure there is the right mix of political “door opening” and tangible business initiatives to drive trade and investment,” stated Nordin.

The Senator will be invited to this year’s Malaysia Global Business Forum which will be held in Kuching Sarawak in November, 2010, themed “High Growth Non-Traditional Markets”.

News appeared in Investment Gateway


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