$1.275bln in business leads projected through Ministry of Environment and Water's participation at Expo 2020 Dubai

During the three week programmes, three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) and three Letters of Intent (LoIs), with business opportunities valued at $1.275 billion, expected to be signed between Malaysian and global companies

  
$1.275bln in business leads projected through Ministry of Environment and Water's participation at Expo 2020 Dubai

The Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA) will host Malaysia’s weekly trade and business programmes at Expo2020 Dubai with the theme ‘Green Growth: Ready for Global Opportunities’, from 18th October until 6th November 2021. During the three week programmes, three Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) and three Letters of Intent (LoIs), with business opportunities valued at $1.275 billion, expected to be signed between Malaysian and global companies.

In Week Three of the Expo, 18th to 22nd October 2021, KASA is organising a trade and business programme themed ‘Green Technology Innovation’. This programme showcases Malaysia as a leading nation in green technology innovations and climate change, promotes the country’s green technology industries to the global market and attracts strategic green technology investments into the different sectors and industries of the country’s economy.

Week Four, 23rd to 30th October 2021, will carry the theme ‘Climate Resilience and Sustainable Infrastructure’. In this week, KASA will highlight Malaysia’s agenda and strategy to address climate change and build a green economic model. The Climate Change Conversation on Sustainable Infrastructure forum on 25th October 2021 will  explore urban development challenges which is a major contributor of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

Week Five will focus on the theme of ‘Low Carbon Cities’ from 31st October to 6th November 2021. The Climate Change Conversation on Sustainable Cities scheduled for  1st November 2021 will feature the Mayor of Kuala Lumpur representing Malaysia,  among other international panelists. This forum will be an exchange of ideas on programmes that are implemented locally and the respective countries’ goals in developing sustainable cities.

KASA’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai is a collaborative effort with PETRONAS, World Islamic Economic Forum Foundation, and strategic partners such as Next Green Global, Ficus Venture, Freed Holdings, National Art Gallery, UN Global Compact Malaysia, Sunway Planetary Health Centre, and other Malaysian private companies with global experience.

Malaysia’s participation in Expo 2020 Dubai is spearheaded by the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (MOSTI) and implemented by the Malaysian Green Technology & Climate Change Corporation (MGTC), an agency under KASA.

ABOUT MALAYSIA PAVILION AT EXPO2020 DUBAI 

Malaysia’s self-built 1,234.05 sq meter pavilion is the first net zero carbon pavilion at the EXPO. The Pavilion features a rainforest canopy inspired by the majestic tropical rainforest of Malaysia, blending cultural elements with nature and functionality into a futuristic building.  

The Pavilion carries the theme “Energising Sustainability” to represent the nation’s commitment and approach to sustainable development. It is segmented into four sub-themes; “Energising Today”, “Energising Tomorrow”, “Energising Harmony” and “Energising Business”. Malaysia’s activities during the EXPO will include permanent 3D displays, daily cultural performances, craft demonstrations, café operations as well as 26 weekly thematic trade and business programmes.  

The business weeks will involve a large contingent of 21 ministries, 69 agencies and five state governments initiating and supporting the programmes. They will also bring weekly business delegations from the industry that will participate in pocket talks, product launches, business matching sessions and signing of MoUs. Malaysia Pavilion will also host and participate in summits and forums throughout Expo. 

The Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation is the lead ministry for Malaysia’s participation at the mega event.  Malaysian Green Technology and Climate Change Centre (MGTC) is the implementing agency. 

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