Anwar To Meet Elon Musk To Discuss Investments

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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pic) said the main expectation of strengthening the public transport network will be to provide better access and connectivity – Bernama file pic.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim (pic) said the main expectation of strengthening the public transport network will be to provide better access and connectivity – Bernama file pic.

Anwar Ibrahim to meet Elon Musk next week to discuss ways the Tesla billionaire owner can further investments in Malaysia.

KUALA LUMPUR — Prime Minister Datuk Sri Anwar Ibrahim will be meeting billionaire Tesla chief executive officer Elon Musk next week to explore ways for the giant electric vehicle company to further investments in Malaysia.

“Next week, Elon Musk asked to consult with me, to discuss his possible commitment to increase investments in Malaysia, all this with the beginning of good governance and economic management.

“Last week, I met with Japanese investors who want to increase and expand their investments, a few months ago I went to China, resulting in the highest Chinese investments in Malaysian history,” he said in his speech during a meeting with civil servants at the Seremban City Council Hall here today.

Tesla to import battery electric vehicles (BEV) into Malaysia

At the event, Anwar said good governance and economic management would attract the interest and confidence of domestic and foreign investors to invest in the country thus ensuring rapid economic growth.

Tesla’s Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk.

To recap, on March 1, Investment, Trade and Industry Minister Tengku Datuk Sri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said his ministry had approved Tesla’s application to import battery electric vehicles (BEV) into Malaysia.

The minister noted that Tesla would establish a head office in Malaysia, introduce its service centres and establish its supercharger network.

Currently, the nearest Tesla official service centre is located in Singapore and owners from the Greentech leasing programme have been sending their cars back to Hong Kong for major work. — Bernama

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