KUALA LUMPUR: Former 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) chief executive officer (CEO) Datuk Shahrol Azral Ibrahim Halmi has confirmed that Low Taek Jho (Jho Low) introduced PetroSaudi International Ltd’s CEO Tarek Essam Ahmad Obaid to him.

Shahrol also confirmed that Jho Low sat in at a board meeting of 1MDB when deciding on the joint venture (JV) of PetroSaudi, according to the proceeding notes of the Public Accounts Committee’s (PAC) report on the strategic investment fund.

This confirmed the report by The Edge weekly that Jho Low was involved in 1MDB’s JV with the PetroSaudi.

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