The Prime Minister of Malaysia, The Honorable Dato Sri Najib Tun Abdel Razak visited Malaysia
Online PR News – 25-February-2010 – – The Prime Minister of Malaysia, The Honorable Dato Sri Najib Tun Abdel Razak visited Malaysia on the 21st and 22nd of Janaury and held a round table meeting with leading companies and individuals involved in the promotion of Malaysian-Indian business.
The meeting was organised by the Malaysian Industrial Development Corporation and the Biotech Corporation. Dr Maurice Cross, Group Medical Director of Veeda was an invited attendee at the round table meeting for selected Captains of Industry. During the meeting, Memoranda of Understanding were signed between both Dr Reddys Laboratories and also Biocon both of which are investing in new facilities in Malaysia.
In his opening speech, the Prime Minister emphasized the shift in thinking from Malaysia being dependent on manufacturing towards a high value, service economy with particular prominence to the healthcare and medical research sectors as well as the development of IT related industries. Dr Cross participated in the round table meetings and also met with future Malaysian partners from the biotech industry.