A business delegation from a Malaysian company that has invested in Zimbabwe has met Vice President John Landa Nkomo to seek guidance from the government on areas of future investments.Two board members from Rainbow Century Private Limited of Malaysia that is running a banana plantation in Mutare and has mining interests in Bindura held a closed door meeting with Vice President Nkomo at his Munhumutapa Boardroom.
They were accompanied by the charge dâ€™ affairs at the Malaysian embassy in Zimbabwe, Mr. Mohamd Nizan Mohamad and four local directors that are overseeing operations of the company in the country.
Addressing journalists after the meeting Malaysian embassy charge dâ€™ affairs, Mr. Mohamad and leader of the Rainbow Century delegation, Mr. Peter Lee Siew Choong expressed optimism that more Malaysian investors will be coming to seek partnerships with Zimbabwean companies for the mutual benefit of the two countries.
Earlier on, Cde Nkomo met the Indian ambassador to Zimbabwe, Mr. Jeitendra Tripathi, who said his country has trebled the number of local students studying in India.
The Look East Policy adopted by government has seen Asian countries demonstrating that they are all weather friends by continuing to invest in Zimbabwe at a time countries in the West and their allies have maintained an illegal economic embargo on the country.