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Na­jib makes no apolo­gies for want­ing to build world-class in­fras­truc­ture in Malaysia

New Straits Times - - News -

BEI­JING said in a commentary pub­lished in the South China Morn­ing Post on “Why Malaysia sup­ports Chi­nas Belt and Road” yes­ter­day.

Na­jib is here, join­ing 27 world lead­ers, for the two-day Belt and Road Fo­rum for In­ter­na­tional Co­op­er­a­tion (BRF) to be opened by Chi­nese Pres­i­dent Xi Jin­ping to­day.

Ac­cord­ing to Na­jib, in the days of the old Silk Road, those who had wis­dom knew that open minds, and bor­ders open to trade, did not com­pro­mise sovereignty, but were in the in­ter­ests of all coun­tries.

“The same is true to­day, and we wel­come in­vest­ment from all our friends and part­ners, just as Malaysia, as a sea­far­ing, out­ward-look­ing na­tion, proud of its diver­sity, mod­er­a­tion and tol­er­ance, has al­ways traded with and in­vested in coun­tries around the

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