Sabah seeking collaboration with Japan to enhance green technology development


Phoong (right) thanked Takahashi Katsuhiko for his time.

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is seeking more cooperation with Japan to enhance development of biomass, green industries and renewable energy technologies in the state, says Datuk Phoong Jin Zhe.

The Sabah Industrial Development and Entrepreneurship Minister said it was important for Sabah to learn from Japan's leadership and technology to drive sustainable growth and development in the state.

"We are enthusiastic about fostering better and closer ties with Japan and are excited about the potential collaboration between Sabah and Japan," he said during a recent luncheon with Japan Ambassador to Malaysia Takahashi Katsuhiko.

"To further explore collaboration opportunities and welcome more potential investors to Sabah, our ministry will organise a business forum," he said.

The discussion centred around potential collaboration between Sabah and Japan, focusing on industrial development and investments.

Also in attendance was the Japanese Consul-General in Kota Kinabalu Yamashita Yoshito.

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