Awang Tengah: South Korean investors interested in investing RM2.8 bln in Sarawak
KUCHING: South Korean investors have expressed an interest in injecting an investment worth RM2.8 billion to Sarawak, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.
The Minister of International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development announced this following a meeting via video conferencing with the foreign investors today.
“This morning, we had a Zoom meeting with South Korean investors who had expressed their keen interest to invest RM2.8 billion in Sarawak.
“We have assured the Korean investors that my ministry would assist them to ensure the successful implementation of their project,” he said in a statement issued after the meeting.
Awang Tengah, who is Second Minister of Urban Development and Natural Resources, said the International Trade and Industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development (Mintred) would keep up its effort to promote Sarawak to the world despite restriction in travelling during this Covid-19 pandemic.
Among those present at the meeting were Assistant Minister of Mintred Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais, permanent secretary to Mintred Datu Liaw Soon Eng, Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) Sarawak director Redzuan Abdul Rahman, state Environment Department director Hamzah Mohamad, Bintulu Development Authority general manager Rodziah Morshidi and representatives from Sarawak Energy Berhad, Mida Seoul, Immigration Department and State Planning Authority.
Source: Borneo Post Online