PARTNER FOR PROTON TO BE NAMED AFTER WEDNESDAY – JOHARI

KUALA LUMPUR – The prospective strategic partner for national carmaker Proton Holdings Bhd will be made known after Feb 15, Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani said yesterday.

He said Feb 15 is the deadline set for proposals to be submitted by foreign companies keen on becoming Proton’s strategic partner.

“After the closing date, a decision will be made soon after vetting the proposals,” he told reporters after a gathering with the community in Cheras here.

Johari said besides companies from China, European companies have shown keen interest in becoming Proton’s strategic partner.

– Bernama

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