the company,” he said.
He said after the Malaysian director brought the matter to the domestic trade, cooperatives and consumerism minister this year, the company ceased operations on March 15.
“After further investigations, we have come to the conclusion that the company did not deal in arms in our country, although the military communications system they had initially wanted to market was from Pyongyang,” he said.
In Kuala Lumpur, Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed, at the Dewan Rakyat, said Malaysian authorities did not know Jong-nam had entered the country because he used a passport with a different identity — Kim Chol.
“Police only knew the identity of the deceased in the probe that was launched after his death.
“We have our own ways of monitoring. Our own procedures,” he said in response to questions by Datuk Mahfuz Omar (PasPokok Sena) and Tian Chua (PKR-Batu) on whether the police knew Jong-nam was in the country.