The China Post
Date: September 16, 2017
By: The China Post
TAIPEI – Malaysian Friendship and Trade Center (“MFTC”) held a celebratory event
to mark the 60th Anniversary of Malaysia’s National Day at Shangri-La’s Far Eastern Plaza Hotel in Taipei on Sept. 15.
Datuk Adeline Leong, President of MFTC, invited a Malaysian culture dance group from Sarawak and Malaysian singer to perform, and Taiwan representatives from varied industries and professions to celebrate. Francois Chih-Chung Wu, the Deputy Minister from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, also attended the magnificent event and affirm the achievements in bilateral exchanges and cooperation between Malaysia and Taiwan in recent years.
The MFTC president said this year is a significant year for Malaysia, besides being the 60th anniversary of the National Day it is also ASEAN’s 50th anniversary. In addition, Malaysian Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Mohamad Najib bin Tun Abdul Razak, in January this year initiated a new National Development Programme, called “Transformasi Nasional 2050” (“TN50”), which strives to make Malaysia amongst the top countries in the world in economic development, citizen well-being and innovation by 2050. Her Excellency congratulated Taiwan on its New Southbound Policy further strengthening the relationship between Taiwan and Malaysia in trade and investment, education and culture. [FULL STORY]