South Korean investors pay courtesy calls on Abang Jo

Abang Johari (third from left) in a photo with Lee (second from left) and top officials from Dongjin Semichem of South Korea.

KUCHING, Jan 17: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg today received a courtesy call from a delegation from Dongjin Semichem Co Ltd of South Korea at his office in the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) complex here.

The delegation, which comprised the company’s top officials, was led by it chairman-cum-chief executive officer (CEO) Lee Boo-Sup.

The company, a confirmed investor in Sarawak, is a well-known manufacturer of materials for flat panel displays and semiconductors as well as materials for alternative energy sources and foaming agents.

Earlier, Abang Johari received a similar call from key officials of OCIM Sdn Bhd, a Korean company that operates a polysilicon plant in Samalaju Industrial Zone in Bintulu.

During the visit, the officials, led by its president-cum-CEO Hu Kwan briefed the chief minister on OCIM’s current investment in Sarawak as well as the company’s new investment plans.

The company’s production facility in Bintulu produces 14,000 metric tonnes of polysilicon annually and employs more than 700 people. — DayakDaily