29th November 2013

The ASEAN Business Club is proud to have completed the 2013 calender year with the Launch of the Lifting-The-Barriers Reports at an event in Jakarta. This set of white papers identifies barriers and bottlenecks hindering free trade in the region and workable solutions to accelerate integration efforts.

His Excellency Le Luong Minh, Secretary General of ASEAN delivered the keynote address at the launch in Jakarta. His Excellency encouraged the private sector to collaborate with the public sector if the AEC is to become a reality. Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak, Group CEO of CIMB Group gave his opening remarks calling for greater private sector consultation and involvement. Tan Sri Dato’ Dr. Munir Majid, Advisor to the Lifting-The-Barriers Initiative presented an overview of the reports at the launch.

The Launch was attended by the ASEAN Secretary General H.E. Le Luong Minh, Dato’ Sri Nazir Razak (Group CEO, CIMB Group), Tan Sri Dr. Munir Majid, Bapak Patrick Walujo, distinguished public sector participants and many members of the international media.

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