Chinese Vice President Han Zheng today (Nov 9) visited the Proton Tanjung Malim.
His visit was accompanied by Malaysian Deputy Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry Liew Chin Tong.
Also present was the Chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd (Geely) Eric Lee, DRB-HICOM Berhad Chairman Tan Sri Wan Zulkiflee Wan Ariffin, Proton Holdings Bhd (Proton) Chairman Tan Sri Syed Faisal Albar, Proton Chief Executive Officer Dr Li Chunrong and Proton Deputy CEO Roslan Abdullah.
During the visit, Han was taken to visit the factory in addition to seeing the models produced by Proton.
Han arrived in Malaysia last night for a four-day official visit.
Meanwhile according to Roslan during the visit he emphasized the importance of the Tanjung Malim Automotive High Technology Valley (AHTV) and how China can help in developing the AHTV project.
“We are aware that the AHTV project involves DRB HICOM and Geely.
“Here we show the importance of AHTV and how the Chinese government can help launch the process for AHTV,” he told reporters after the visit.
Previously, Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said the AHTV project would transform Tanjung Malim into a global automotive hub for new energy vehicles (NEV).
AHTV is a mega project involving an investment of RM32 billion spearheaded by the Geely company together with DRB-HICOM.