In a bid to improve cultural relations between the two states, Telangana and the Malaysian state of Penang will be working closely in skill development and the manufacturing sector, in which Penang is a leader
Telangana and the Malaysian state of Penang have agreed to work closely in the fields of high-end technology, manufacturing and in improving cultural relations between the two states.
The visiting Malaysian delegation led by the Deputy Chief Minister of Penang P Ramasamy on Wednesday met the Minister for Industries, IT, Municipal Administration & Urban Development, Mines and NRI affairs KT Rama Rao and discussed issues relating to mutual cooperation and economic collaboration between the two states.
TELANGANA TO STUDY MANUFACTURING MODEL OF PENANG
Telangana minister KT Rama Rao sought the cooperation of Penang in the manufacturing sector in which Penang is a leader. KTR said that a delegation from Telangana would visit the Penang Development Corporation to study the model adopted in creating employment opportunities.
The Penang Development Corporation is a self-funding statutory body aiming to enhance Penang’s socio-economic development to create employment opportunities.
TWO GOVERNMENTS TO WORK TOGETHER
“The government is working to strengthen the manufacturing sector and create job opportunities. The government has identified fourteen sectors including life sciences, Information Technology and Defence and Aerospace as the focused sectors and sought investment in these sectors,” KT Rama Rao said.
The visiting Deputy Chief Minister of Penang, Ramasamy, too expressed Penang’s desire to cooperate with Telangana in the manufacturing sector and also in skill development.
He sought the cooperation of Telangana in the service sector and software development.
He said many leading Malaysian companies like IJM have invested in the state in the infrastructure sector. Both the states have deep rooted connections and cultural affinities.