ALOR SETAR, 24 JUNE 2019
Invest Kedah Berhad (IKB) today received a visit by Italian Ambassador to Malaysia, His Excellency Cristiano Maggipinto accompanied by Y.Bhg Dato’Vijayasundram Jeyabalan at Wisma Darulaman today.
The visit was greeted by YB. Sr. Tan Kok Yew, Exco of Industry & Investment, Local Government and Housing Committee of Kedah, Chief Executive Officer of Menteri Besar Kedah Incoporated (MBI), Dr Mahadi Mohamad, General Manager of Invest Kedah Berhad (IKB), Noor Ikhsan Abdul Aziz, Operations General Manager of MBI, Alsyukri Hamzah, Director of MIDA Kedah / Perlis, Mohd Harun Elik, Assistant Director of MIDA Kedah / Perlis, Anor Ardi, representatives from Kedah Economic Planning Division (BPEN), Muhammad Alif Ismail, Manager of Corporate Planning IKB, Abdul Mu’ti Dato Haji Abdul Hamid and Manager of Trade Investment IKB, Mohamad Shauki Che Lah.
The meeting was held to understand the possibility of investments in the states and districts to foster closer co-operation in the future especially on investments in various industries offered by the Kedah state government. His Excellency Cristiano Maggipinto in the discussion highlighted the potential prospects of the industry in Kedah, pertaining to medical equipment, solid waste management, renewable energy, aerospace, food, tourism, rubber, education and training.
According to General Manager of Invest Kedah Berhad (IKB), Noor Ikhsan Abdul Aziz, “This meeting is one of the best negotiating frameworks to foster closer ties between the two countries as well as the Kedah state government’s opportunity to provide more detailed information on investment face to face. “
The delegation took this opportunity after meeting with KDYMM Sultan of Kedah, Sultan Al Aminul Karim Sultan Sallehuddin Ibni Almarhum Sultan Badlishah and also meet with Chief Ministers of Kedah, YAB Dato Seri Haji Mukhriz Tun Mahathir.