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EuroCham / MDBC: One Stop Centre for Business Travellers
March 18, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Dear MDBC members,
An effort to balance public health, livelihoods and economic sustainability, a One Stop Centre (OSC) has been set up by the Malaysian Government effective 2 October 2020 to ease the movement of business travellers by expediting the approval of their entry to do business in Malaysia.
The One Stop Centre is represented by the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI), Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA), Ministry of Health (MOH), and the Immigration Department of Malaysia (IMI) to ensure the legitimacy and health status of business travellers before they enter into Malaysia.
This Centre assumes a critical role in ensuring that Malaysia remains steady on the path of economic recovery, and growth by enabling business travellers’ movement to do their business or work in Malaysia. Join us to learn more about the OSC and how it can help your business.
Date: Thursday, 18 March
Time: 10:00 – 11:00 hrs
Sivasuriyamoorthy Sundara Raja (Executive Director – Investment Promotion, MIDA)
Siva was posted to Germany twice to head MIDA’s office in Cologne (2006 – 2009), and Frankfurt (2013 – 2017). He was responsible for moving MIDA’s office from Cologne to Frankfurt, and for establishing MIDA’s second office in Germany in Munich. As an overseas Director in Germany, Siva was responsible for attracting foreign direct investments (FDI) from Germany and the Benelux countries, namely Belgium, the Netherlands, and Luxembourg.
Throughout most of his 31 year career with MIDA, Siva was involved in various projects on Malaysia’s industrial development, such as the 2nd and 3rd Industrial Master Plans (IMP), 8th – 10th Malaysia Plans, Liberalisation of the Manufacturing Sector, formulation of investment incentives, and policies under the Promotion of Investments Act (PIA) 1986, and Industrial Coordination Act (ICA) 1975, MIDA’s Empowerment, and MIDA’s restructuring exercise (2013). Siva was also responsible for the coordination of the Study on Exit Strategy for Foreign Labour Intensive Industries in Malaysia, and the formulation of policies and guidelines for the Domestic Investment Strategic Fund (DISF) to accelerate the shift of Malaysian owned companies in targeted industries to high valued – added, high technology, knowledge intensive, and innovation based industries.
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