Putrajaya, 18 September 2018,
Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad is of the opinion that Malaysia’s popular cuisine’s – nasi lemak, Dim Sum and Tosai can go far under the franchise business system.
He said Malaysians had many opportunities including in the food industry to explore and grow under the franchise system.
“We have the three main races – the Malays, the Chinese and the Indians. Each race has a wide range of delicious food.
“If we franchise nasi lemak, Dim Sum and Tosai, we will see them across the world,” he said at the 2018 Malaysia Franchise Awards tonight.
Dr Mahathir cited popular brands including McDonald’s and Starbucks which could be found in many countries.
He stressed on the importance of having very clear system for any business to flourish under the franchise system.
The prime minister also stressed on the importance of being trustworthy and diligent when one involved in franchise businesses.
He said there should be better understanding of the franchise business, which he described was still lacking among Malaysians.
“We hope to see more Malaysian brands involving goods and food will thrive under the franchise system.
Full Article: https://www.nst.com.my/news/nation/2018/09/412668/nasi-lemak-dim-sum-and-tosai-can-go-far-under-franchise-system-says-pm