KUALA LUMPUR, April 25 — LBS Bina managing director Tan Sri Lim Hock San was re-elected without contest as president of the Malaysia-Guangdong Chamber of Investment Promotion (MGCIP) for another year.
Datuk Beh Hang Kong, a director at construction firm MGB Berhad, was also returned unopposed as deputy president.
The immediate past secretary-general Datuk Alvin Tee Guan Pian was elected as the executive vice-president. The election was held during MGCIP’s annual general meeting on April 22.
Lim expressed his gratitude to MGCIP founding advisor Tan Sri Ong Ka Ting for his unwavering support towards the development of MGCIP over the past 10 years.
MGCIP will mark the 10th anniversary of its founding on September 6.
The chamber was founded in 2008 as a platform to improve bilateral trade and co-operation between Malaysian and Chinese businesses, specifically those from Guangdong, said to be one of the most developed provinces in China.
MGCIP has inked a long-term strategic co-operation agreement with the China Council for the Promotion of International Trade Guangdong that will see the establishment of a representative office in Kuala Lumpur and in Guangzhou.
China has been Malaysia’s largest trading partner since 2009.
Malaysia is reportedly China’s largest trading partner in South-east Asia.
Malaysia has been keen to ramp up business with the Asian superpower and has been responsive to China’s One Belt, One Road initiative.
Source: The Malay Mail Online