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