Malaysia to host 7th ASEAN Finance Ministers' Investor Seminar

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Malaysia will host the 7th ASEAN Finance Ministers' Investor Seminar aimed to promote ASEAN as an attractive investment destination, according to a statement on Thursday.

Themed "Discovering Tomorrow's ASEAN", the event, first held in 2004, will be jointly organized by Malaysian Finance Ministry and the Securities Commission (SC) Malaysia on Nov. 30.

The SC Malaysia said in the statement that the seminar would focus on the opportunities offered to the global community by ASEAN financial markets given the shift in a global economic growth prospects to the region after the global financial crisis.

While Malaysian Prime Minister and Finance Minister Najib Razak will deliver his keynote address at the event, ASEAN Secretary- General Surin Pitsuwan will also be present to deliver his welcoming remarks.

It is envisaged that the event will provide an opportunity for some 300 capital market players, investors and intermediaries to engage in dialogue with the finance ministers in the region.

Further, the event will offer a valuable platform to promote greater intra-regional investment and collaboration, enhance awareness of opportunities in the region and act as a focal point for financial market players to explore mutual opportunities for cross-border business and expansion.

ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations) groups Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam.

Source: Xinhua


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