21 February 2017 - Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) received a study delegation visit from Lao PDR headed by its Vice Minister of Planning and Investment, Hon. Dr. Khamlien Pholsena. The delegation comprised of 21 officers representing several Lao PDR ministries and agencies wishing to learn more on SME development in Malaysia.
YBhg. Datuk Isham Ishak, Deputy Secretary (Trade), MITI received the delegation and was very pleased with the friendly and very open discussions on possible ways to strengthen SME sector in their home country. He expressed hope that the study visit would strengthen the good bilateral economic relations shared between the two countries In addition, he also explained that the SME sector in Malaysia did not achieve its successes overnight. A strong SME ecosystem is the result of strong cooperation and continuous feedback from stakeholders.
A briefing on access to finance for SMEs in Malaysia was presented by Mr. Nik Mohd Zainul Kamarun Nik...Read More