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Tun Dr. Mahathir Visited the Czech Republic

President of the Czech Republic Mr. Milos Zeman received on September 3rd, 2014  in the Prague Castle, the former longtime prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr. Mahathir. Tun Mahathir was instrumental in arranging for a capital entry of a Malaysian company Aspirasi  Pertivi  into a Czech aircraft  manufacturer of Evektor from Kunovice. Tun Mahathir was the Prime Minister of Malaysia from 1981-2003.
 

While in the Czech Republic, Dr. Mahathir also met with the Deputy Foreign Minister Martin Tlapa and representatives of Czech corporate sector and economic institutions at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic.

The agreement on strategic cooperation between Evektor and the Malaysian investor was signed on June 26, 2014 in Kuala Lumpur. It is the first large Malaysian investment in the Czech Republic with expected volume of USD 200 mil.

The aim of the investment is to support the completion of certification process and the start of series production of a Czech multipurpose twin engine aircraft of EV-55 Outback. The aircraft is developed by a consortium of 17 Czech air industry manufacturers. Tun Dr. Mahathir visited during the trip the factory of Evektor located in Kunovice in Eastern Moravia.

 Tun Dr. Mahathir, a former Prime Minister of Malaysia in 1981-2003, was received by the President of the Czech Republic Mr. Milos Zeman, in the Prague Castle


Tun Dr. Mahathir, a former Prime Minister of Malaysia in 1981-2003, was received by the President of the Czech Republic Mr. Milos Zeman, in the Prague Castle

 Meeting at the Prague Castle


Meeting at the Prague Castle

 Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Martin Tlapa and Dr. Mahathir at the MFA of the Czech Republic in Prague


Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Martin Tlapa and Dr. Mahathir at the MFA of the Czech Republic in Prague

 In the Cerninsky Palace, the MFA headquarters


In the Cerninsky Palace, the MFA headquarters

 Dr. Mahathir and the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Malaysia Mr. Rudolf Hykl


Dr. Mahathir and the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Malaysia Mr. Rudolf Hykl

 Representatives of Czech companies and economic institutions


Representatives of Czech companies and economic institutions

 Dr. Mahathir with the Director of Evektor, Mr. Jaroslav Ruzicka


Dr. Mahathir with the Director of Evektor, Mr. Jaroslav Ruzicka