KUALA LUMPUR - Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed will lead a trade and investment mission to India and Sri Lanka from May 1-6 in a continuous effort to promote Malaysia as a profit and regional centre for businesses and investments.
Together with top officials of the Malaysia Investment Development Authority (MIDA), including its Deputy Chief Executive Officer II, Datuk Rajendran Narayanasamy, investment seminars will be held in New Delhi and Colombo.
Participating in the 44-member trade and investment mission are private sector companies comprising mainly small-and-medium-sized enterprises seeking opportunities in the two South Asian nations, which have long-standing business and cultural ties with Malaysia.
MIDA Executive Director Investment Promotion Arham Abd. Rahman said the companies are from the infrastructure, food and beverage, airways, information technology, manufacturing and services sectors.
Other than MIDA, officials from the Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and the Malaysia & India Business Council (MIBC) are also part of the mission.
The programme during the mission includes individual meetings