KUALA LUMPUR, Dec 2 — Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah witnessed the exchange of documents on renewable energy investments in Malaysia at a ceremony held in Dubai yesterday.
Also gracing the ceremony were Raja Permaisuri Agong Tunku Azizah Aminah Maimunah Iskandariah and Pahang Regent Tengku Mahkota Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.
In an Instagram post today, Istana Negara said the exchange of documents involved Malaysian companies and the Pahang state government with Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC (Masdar), a renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi.
The Malaysian companies involved include Tenaga Nasional Berhad, Citaglobal Berhad, Malakoff Berhad, Cypark Resources Berhad, the Pahang State Secretary’s Office, and Tadau Energy Sdn Bhd.
“This comes after the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) and Masdar, which Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim witnessed during his visit to the UAE on October 5 and October 6,” it said.
The document exchange ceremony took place after the opening ceremony of the Malaysian Pavilion by His Majesty at Expo City, Dubai, yesterday.
The event was also attended by Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Zambry Abdul Kadir; Investment, Trade, and Industry Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz; Natural Resources, Environment, and Climate Change Minister Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad; and Malaysian Ambassador to the UAE Datuk Seri Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin.
Al-Sultan Abdullah and Tunku Azizah are in Abu Dhabi for a special visit until December 4.
The special visit is in conjunction with the 28th Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), which takes place from November 30 to December 12.