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COURTESY CALL ON THE HIGH COMMISSIONER BY PRESIDENT OF NIGERIA-MALAYSIA BUSINESS COUNCIL (NMBC) AND REPRESENTATIVES OF LA RUTA SDN. BHD, 9 MARCH 2022

 

 

On 9 March 2022, H.E. Gloria Tiwet, High Commissioner of Malaysia to Nigeria received a courtesy call by Dr Michae Aderohunmu, President of the Nigeria-Malaysia Business Council (NMBC) and in attendance were Ms Shirley Ther, Managing Director and Mr Gary Tian Wee, Business Development Director, of a Malaysian company, La Ruta Sdn. Bhd.

 

The courtesy call was made as a precursor to the Signing of the Memorandum of Agreement (MoA) and Ground-Breaking Ceremony of the Ondo Integrated Rice Project on 15 March 2022, in Ondo State.

 

During the courtesy call Dr Michael Aderohunmu, briefed the High Commissioner on the background and future of the Ondo Rice Integration Project as well as other future plannings and projects under the Malaysia-Nigeria Trade Corridor.

 

Ms Shirley Ther also informed the High Commissioner that the Ondo Rice Integration Project is a considered a landmark project which will bring in Malaysian investments in terms of expertise, equipment and financial assistance.

 

It is foreseen that this particular project can be an impetus to energize Malaysia and Nigeria bilateral economic relations.

 

High Commission of Malaysia, Abuja

10 March 2022