14th June 2024
Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim stated on Friday he held a name with billionaire Elon Musk to debate automaker Tesla’s funding within the nation and SpaceX’s satellite tv for pc communications service.

“I welcome the corporate’s curiosity and determination to spend money on Malaysia, and Elon Musk’s willingness to return to Malaysia,” Anwar stated in an announcement.

Malaysia had earlier this yr accredited electrical automobile (EV) maker Tesla’s software to import battery-run EVs into Malaysia. The commerce ministry had stated Tesla will open an workplace, showrooms and repair facilities within the Southeast Asian nation and set up a community of charging stations for its automobiles.
Anwar stated Tesla’s operations in Malaysia will start this yr.

The 2 additionally mentioned Starlink, the satellite tv for pc communications service began by Musk and operated by his firm SpaceX, Anwar stated.

(Reporting by A. Ananthalakshmi and Mei Mei Chu; Enhancing by Kanupriya Kapoor)

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