KUCHING: Malaysia Global Business Forum has partnered with the Arab Malaysia Chamber of Commerce for the upcoming forum themed ‘Strategic Partners: Malaysia and The Arab World’.
This convergence of common interest has come at an important time when many Arab countries are looking to the ‘Malaysian Model of Development’ while the Malaysian corporate sector has been encouraged to go global.
According to a press release, the Malaysia Global Business Forum was designed to create results for all stakeholders, and the next edition was expected to be no different.
“The forum will enable the Malaysian businessmen to explore the current business opportunities in the Middle East and will also provide the Arab participants to have a first-hand assessment of business prospects in Asia in general and Malaysia in particular,” it stated.
To be held on February 21 and 22, 2012, key sectors that would be covered included healthcare, hospital management, health tourism, Malaysia requires agents in the Arab world.
Other areas under coverage included food security, agriculture production, Halal food manufacturing, palm oil, infrastructure – highway, light and medium railway, port development and property.
On the Islamic finance front the forum would dwelve on Islamic Banking, Takaful and Social development funds.
Delegates could expect to identify investment opportunities and identify potential joint venture partners, establish trade links, learn about the latest developments, while networking with key decision makers from both regions.
Deputy Minister for Trade and Industry, Datuk Mukhriz Tun Mahathir would be attending and speaking at the event. Mukriz’s leadership would elevate the forum and allow incoming delegates access to decision makers in Malaysia, it added.
Following the success of the Malaysia Global Business Forums in 2009 and 2010, the Malaysia Global Business Forum would also once again head to Kuching, Sarawak, the date of this event was yet to be confirmed.
The forum to be held in Kuching would take on the defining issues such as tangible business development and investment facilitation viagra online discount themed ‘The Sarawak Blue Ocean’ as the Sarawak economy continues to grow and attract large amounts of Foreign Direct Investments in sectors that included energy, agri-foods and Halal, infrastructure as well as SME manufacturing and services.
The well designed programme would allow for all levels to contribute, share and learn while developing relationships that would lead to positive business outcomes through the open sessions, panel sessions, breakfast with the leaders session, networking sessions, one on one business matching and the investment showcase.
“Kuching, the capital city of Sarawak and the largest city on the island of Borneo is the ideal place to host such a forum and several components have been organised to keep delegates busy either before or after the forum.
“Site visits and additional programmes include the Orang Utan Sanctuary, Golf at Damai Resort, Kuching Night Markets, Sarawak Cultural Village, General City Tour, World Heritage Mulu Caves, Bako National Park, Historical Kuching Tour and the Mangrove Cruise,” it added.
The Malaysia Global Business Forum urged interested parties, whether as delegates, speakers, sponsors, exhibitors in the investment showcase, media or supporting organisations to contact the secretariat to participate.
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