16th May 2016

The president of the ASEAN Business Club, Tan Sri Munir Majid recently participated at the Malaysia-UK Investor Showcase held in London as one of the panelists in a panel themed “ASEAN, Commonwealth and Global Partnerships : Malaysia and the UK working together”.

Other panelists in this session include Sir Alan Yarrow, Chairman of Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment, Professor Tony Downes, Provost and CEO of Reading University Malaysia, and Dr. Krzysztof Koziol, Executive Director, Co-Founder of FGV Cambridge Nanosystems.

The showcase was organised by the UK-ASEAN Business Council, in partnership with the High Commission of Malaysia, the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (MIDA) and the Commonwealth Enterprise and Investment Council (CWEIC) on 16th May 2016 at the Marlborough House in London during Malaysian Prime Minister’s visit to the United Kingdom.

The panel discussion focused on opportunities for Malaysia and UK business to work together on the delivery of major infrastructure and investment projects, and research and development in global markets. The session, particularly, focuses on the wider ASEAN market and Malaysia’s ability to act as a launch pad for international firms operating in ASEAN and the importance of the Commonwealth.