Date: 2 July 2013 (Tues)
Time: 7pm – 10pm
Venue: Imperial Hotel Tokyo
– Minister of International Trade and Industry, Dato’ Sri Mustapa Mohamed.
– Chief Minister of Malacca, Datuk Wira Ir. Hj Idris bin Hj, Haron.
– Ambassador of Malaysia in Japan, Datuk Shahruddin bin Md. Som.
Malaysian students organization in Japan were invited by the embassy to attend the dinner event. Among other invited guests include Malaysian working in Japan and academic scholars.
The purpose of the delegate’s visit is to attract potential new Japanese companies to invest in Malaysia. At the same time the guests were given a chance to listen to the minister’s explanation on the situation back in Malaysia.
Representatives of MSAJ were privileged enough to be seated at the same table with the CM of Malacca. We managed to get to know the situation of the then hot issue regarding the traffic control of the famous tourist attraction Jonker street directly from the person involved in the decision-making.
Also, according to the Minister of International Trade and Industry, the “Look East Policy” program will be transferred to MITI from the current Public Service Department (PSD). Further details remain undisclosed for the time being.
Photos from the dinner event:
Cliff Cheng LF
Bureau of Welfare & Communication
Malaysian Students Association in Japan (MSAJ)