We have a new Malaysian Ambassador to the
H.E. Dato’ Shaarani Ibrahim, and a new patron for the MTCC.
Since his arrival, he has shown great enthusiasm in supporting Malaysians
Thai-Malaysian relationship. This will further promote the image of
a warm welcome to His Excellency and his family.
Since his arrival in February 2005, the Chamber has met with the
Ambassador several times. On April 26, 2005, he invited the new
Board of Directors for a meeting at the Embassy followed by a very
personal lunch at the Ambassador’s residence.
A strong message has now been conveyed to all of us that the new
Ambassador iscommitted to fostering closer relationship between the
Embassy and the Malaysian community in
has emphasized the importance of working together to further develop
Malaysian interests and relations with
All these augur well for
of negative factors affecting the economy, after a rather strong and
steady growth for the past several years. Some sincere contributions
by the Chamber with the support from the Embassy would be welcoming
actions to our host as we all enjoy staying in this wonderful country of
improve the economy of
As the saying goes "Little drops of water, little grains of sand, make a
mighty ocean and a pleasant land". On my part, I will try my best to work
with the same enthusiasm shown by His Excellency, the Ambassador.
Personally, I feel more confident to deliver better results as the Chamber is
now four years old and for the first time has a full Board representative of
twelve very competent top executives.
As always, the strength of a Chamber lies in having a large and active
membership. Although we are getting more active, our membership is still low.
Currently the membership strength stands at 80. I hope every member will
try to recruit one member and double the membership by end of this year.
Mr. Yeap Swee Chuan