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Najib: Malaysia not a sponge to US

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak has shielded his new revisit to a White House, observant that Malaysia would not try into any investment that does not advantage a country.

The Prime Minister pronounced this following critique by a Opposition over his matter to US President Donald Trump that Malaysia wanted to assistance strengthen a United States economy.

“When we pronounced we wanted to strengthen a US economy, that doesn’t meant that this is finished though holding inhabitant seductiveness into consideration.

“This thought is to uncover that Malaysia is not a supplicant, though that we come as a successful nation that is recognized globally,” he pronounced during a hi-tea duty with Women Journalists Association (Pertama) on Sunday.

On Sept 13 during his revisit to a White House, Najib pronounced a Employees Provident Fund (EPF) and Khazanah Nasional Bhd had designed to enhance their investments in a US.

The EPF alone is approaching to deposit between US$3bil and US$4bil (RM12bil and RM16bil).

Explaining a squeeze of Boeing aircraft, Najib pronounced a pierce was required in creation Malaysia Airlines a best general airline in a world.

“There were dual options — Boeing or Airbus — and MAS has selected to squeeze 8 Boeing planes, that are a Dreamliner,” he said.

Najib pronounced a Opposition should not spin it into an emanate as Turkish Airlines had done a incomparable squeeze compared to Malaysia.

“They bought 40 Dreamliner planes, though a Opposition chose to harp on a purchase.

“They shouldn’t review to astigmatic views when it is usually a goal to place Malaysia on a general stage,” he said.

He also pronounced that a revisit was ancestral as he was a initial Malaysian Prime Minister to have perceived an invitation from a White House during a US President’s initial year in office.


Article source: http://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2017/09/24/najib-malaysia-not-a-supplicant-to-us/