PUTRAJAYA, March 20 (Bernama) — ASEAN finance ministers and central bank governors on Friday paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister and Finance Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak at the Prime Minister’s Office at the Perdana Putra building here.
The ministers and bank governors, who were accompanied by ASEAN deputy secretary-general Dr Lim Hong Hin, took a group photograph with the prime minister.
Also present were Malaysian Second Finance Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Husni Hanadzlah and Bank Negara Malaysia governor Tan Sri Dr Zeti Aktar Aziz.
The ministers and bank governors are scheduled to attend the 19th ASEAN Finance Ministers Meeting (AFMM) and the inaugural ASEAN Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors Joint Meeting beginning today.
Their meeting, carrying the theme of ‘Our People, Our Community, Our Vision’, is expected to focus on accelerating efforts towards realising the ASEAN Economic Community by year-end.