DPM begins 11-day official visit to China

DEPUTY Prime Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi arrived in Hong Kong on Wednesday (May 22) for an official 11-day visit.

Ahmad Zahid in a Facebook post wrote that he was welcomed upon arrival by Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Mohamad Alamin, Malaysian Consul-General in Hong Kong Muzambli Markam and consulate staff.

“Tomorrow, I am scheduled to meet with Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu.

Hong Kong is a special administrative region of China.

“This meeting aims to strengthen cooperation and explore new opportunities, particularly in trade and investment, technological innovation, and the expansion of strategic partnerships beneficial to both countries,” said Ahmad Zahid, who is also the Rural and Regional Development Minister.

Ahmad Zahid’s official visit to China is his first since becoming deputy prime minister and coincides with the 50th anniversary of Malaysia-China diplomatic relations. – Bernama