Peugeot Malaysia (Nasim) and parent company Naza Corporation Holdings today sealed a deal to provide a fleet of Peugeot cars to the Kuala Lumpur Games 2017. A handover ceremony was held at Peugeot Malaysia headquarters at Glenmarie to provide a total of 298 cars to the upcoming KL Games. Peugeot is the official car of the KL Games 2017, which will take place in August and September.

The mock handover of the fleet cars was received by the Malaysian Minister of Youth and Sports, YB Khairy Jamaluddin, the Malaysian Organizing Committee for KL2017 games and Olympic Council of Malaysia.

“It is an honor for Naza to be part of this spectacle, and we hope that these 298 cars would deliver prestige, quality and a spectacular driving and passenger experience for all at the KL2017,” said SM Nasarudin Tan Sri SM Nasimuddin, Group Executive Chairman/Group CEO, Naza Corporation Holdings.

“Naza’s theme of Driving Champions (#DrivingChampions) signifies our proud efforts to be part of the nation’s history and ambition to be champions of both the 29th SEA Games and the 9th Para Games.”

“The last time Malaysia hosted the Games in Kuala Lumpur was in 2001 where we were crowned overall champions and it is our hope that our massive contingent can emulate that same feat after a long hiatus,” added Nasarudin.

Sports and Youth Minister, YB. Khairy also expressed his delight in having the automotive giants backing the region’s biggest sporting event. “We are proud to have Naza and Peugeot as a Platinum Sponsor of the KL 2017. Peugeot is an established premium automotive brand that has been supporting various sporting events across the world and we are proud to have them as part of this remarkable journey.”

About KL Games 2017

Kuala Lumpur 2017 (KL2017) is the brand name of the 29th Southeast Asian Games and the 9th ASEAN Para Games. The Southeast Asian Games will take place between 19th and 30th August 2017. The ASEAN Para Games will be held from September 17th to 23rd, 2017.

The Games will coincide with the celebration of Malaysia’s 60th Independence Day as well as Malaysia Day. It will be the sixth time that Malaysia hosts the biennial games.