Who says you need not worry about democracy when investing in a country.
You would probably be bananas if you think that your investments would be safe in an undemocratic country.
These can’t be the smartest of Malaysians to invest in a banana firm in Zimbabwe, ruled by the autocratic Mugabe, that good friend of Mahathir’s.
HARARE – The Malaysian government yesterday protested to Harare over the seizure by a former top army general of a Malaysian-owned banana farm in eastern Zimbabwe.
Charge de Affairs at the Kuala Lumpur’s embassy in Harare, Mohamad Nizan Mohamad, told journalists here that Vice President John Nkomo promised to take the matter to President Robert Mugabe – a friend of former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad. Full article here
Some people have to learn the hard way, I suppose.