GEORGE TOWN, September 5 – The Office of the Chief Minister of Penang is delighted to announce that YAB Tuan Chow Kon Yeow, the Chief Minister of Penang, has received a prestigious invitation to participate in the China International Fair for Investment & Trade and attend the 30th Anniversary Celebration of the Xiamen-Penang Sister City relationship. These significant events are scheduled to take place from the 5th to the 9th of September 2023 in Xiamen, China. This delegation, organized by the Consulate General of the People’s Republic of China in Penang and the Xiamen Municipal office.

Holds immense potential for strengthening diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties between our regions. Leading this initiative, the Chief Minister will be accompanied by a delegation of 21 distinguished members, including representatives from various sectors. The primary focus of this delegation’s mission is to actively participate in the China International Fair for Investment & Trade. This event serves as a crucial platform for international economic cooperation, promoting trade and investment activities.

Concurrently, the visit signifies the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the Xiamen-Penang Sister City relationship, symbolizing the enduring partnership between our two cities. During this visit, the Chief Minister and the accompanying delegation will partake in high-level dialogues, networking sessions, and cultural exchanges with counterparts from Xiamen and other international participants. This presents a valuable opportunity to showcase Penang’s investment potential, rich cultural heritage, and unwavering commitment to nurturing global partnerships.

The Chief Minister expresses sincere appreciation for this esteemed invitation and eagerly anticipates a productive visit that will significantly contribute to Penang’s growth and prosperity. Furthermore, this visit will help solidify the bonds between Penang and Xiamen, resulting in mutual benefits for both regions. During the Chief Minister’s absence for this important working assignment, the state’s administrative affairs will continue to function smoothly.

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