KUALA LUMPUR: International Trade and Industry Minister, Datuk Darell Leiking will lead a trade and investment mission to Washington DC, New York, Seattle, San Jose and San Francisco in the United States, beginning from today until April 6, 2019.
The ministry said he would be joined by the ministry’s deputy secretary general for trade and senior officials of Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE) and InvestKL Corporation.
During the mission, Leiking is scheduled to meet with top officials in the US Trade Representative Office, Department of Commerce and the White House.
“These meetings are aimed to further cement Malaysia’s trade and investment relations with the US.
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