On November 29, Wang Xiaotong, deputy director of the Standing Committee of the Municipal People’s Congress, met with a senior business delegation of the Pahang State in Malaysia, headed by the State Legislator Chung Shao-an.
Pahang is Malaysia’s third largest state. It has rich mineral and tourism resources with wood and manufacturing of wood products as an important local industry. At present, Wenzhou and Ipoh City in the Malaysian Perak State have established friendly-city relations. The two cities have carried out cooperation in agricultural trade, market development and other fields. It is understood that the visiting Malaysian delegation aims to promote cooperation in import and export trade of agricultural products, renewable energy, tourism development, mineral development, home product development and other industries. Moreover, the delegation will visit some enterprises in Wenzhou for study and exchange.
Wang Xiaotong welcomed the delegation and briefed them on the work of the Wenzhou Municipal People’s Congress. He said, it is hoped that the delegation’s visit may further strengthen the cooperation and exchanges between Wenzhou and Malaysia, and provide opportunities and space for bilateral cooperation and exchanges in more areas in the backdrop of already existing economic and trade cooperation. More Malaysian friends are welcome to visit Wenzhou for tourism, investment and cooperation.
Chung said, Pahang actively participates in the implementation of the “Belt & Road” Initiative, and will take the opportunity to promote cooperation and exchanges with Wenzhou. The government and enterprises in Wenzhou are also very welcome to visit Pahang to study its economic environment and seek opportunities for cooperation. He hoped that the delegation’s visit can further deepen the friendship between the two sides and build the bridge for more in-depth cooperation in the future.
During their stay in Wenzhou, the delegation headed by Chung will visit the Economic and Technological Development Zone, Oujiang River Estuary Industrial Cluster and Dongtou District, and exchange views with Wenzhou Tsingshan Holding Group and Zhejiang Hongze Thermal Power Co., Ltd. and other enterprises.