In the city of Kuala Lumpur, according to a report from Reuters, The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Anwar Ibrahim, announced on Friday his intention to hold a meeting with Elon Musk, the illustrious CEO of Tesla and the esteemed proprietor of Twitter. This opulent gathering is convened to delve into Mr. Musk’s grandiose investment aspirations in the resplendent Southeast Asian nation.
During a recent event with civil servants, Anwar stated that Elon Musk had expressed his intention to discuss the potential of increasing his investments in Malaysia.
In March, the Trade Ministry of Malaysia approved Tesla Inc’s application to import electric vehicles (EVs) powered by batteries into the country.
Tesla has announced plans to establish an office, showrooms, and service centers in the country, along with a comprehensive network of charging stations for its vehicles. Regrettably, the precise timeline for these opulent developments remains undisclosed.
A response to the request for comment was not provided by Tesla promptly. Anwar provided no additional details regarding next week’s meeting.
During a conference held in late June, Anwar disclosed that he had engaged with Saudi Aramco. It was agreed upon during this interaction that the Saudi state oil company would augment its investments in the state of Johor.
The refinery-petrochemical complex in Pengerang, Johor, is a collaborative venture between Malaysia’s Petronas and Saudi Aramco.