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MINISTRY OF INTERNATIONAL TRADE AND INDUSTRY, MALAYSIA
WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM (WEF) EAST ASIA 2014 AND
TRADE & INVESTMENT MISSION TO MANILA, THE PHILIPPINES,
21 – 23 MAY 2014
YB Dato? Sri Mustapa Mohamed, Minister of International Trade and Industry will participate in the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia in Manila and lead a Trade and Investment Mission to the Philippines from 21st to 23rd of May 2014.
The WEF is an independent international organization based in Switzerland that is committed to improving the state of the world by engaging business, politician, academic and other leaders of society to shape global, regional
and industry agendas and issues. The WEF organises the highly successful WEF Annual Forum in Davos, Switzerland in January every year.
The WEF East Asia Forum is a regional extension of the WEF Annual Forum. The first WEF East Asia was held 23 years ago. Manila is hosting this event for the first time.
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KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 16 (Bernama) — Malaysia’s participation at this year World Economic Forum (WEF) reflects its commitment to shape the global trade agenda, and lead conversations on Asean economic integration, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said.
“This is an important year for Malaysia and as Chair of Asean, we must be in the forefront in ensuring the realisation of the Asean Economic Community (AEC).
“We must take the opportunity to engage the international business community and civil society and lead by example,” he said in a statement Friday.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak will be attending the two-day forum from Jan 23 in Davos, Switzerland.
Najib, who is also Finance Minister, will be accompanied by Mustapa and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Wahid Omar.
The delegation also includes several prominent Malaysian business leaders as well as heads of investment-related agencies.
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DAVOS, Jan 24 (Bernama) — The 1Malaysia spirit shown by the Malaysian government, private sector and non-governmental organisation (NGO) delegates at the 45th World Economic Forum here have put the Malaysia brand squarely on the world stage.
Although Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak had to cut short his proceedings at the WEF this time to pay his last respects to Saudi Arabia’s
King Abdullah Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who passed away early on Friday, the other Malaysian delegates worked hard to ensure Malaysia’s objectives at WEF were met.
International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said although it was his eighth WEF participation, the response to brand Malaysia this time around was extraordinary.
“This time there was good cooperation among government, private sector and NGO delegates enabling us to achieve extraordinary success at the WEF,” he told Malaysian journalists after Friday’s ‘Malaysia Night’ featuring Malaysian cuisine and... Read More
The prime minister said the two elements must be given the highest priority in running the organisation as it is the key to success in today’s intensely competitive economic environment.
“Every year, a number of international organisations such as the World Bank, the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Swiss Institute of Management Development publish global competitiveness reports, in which they compare the ability of nations to compete in the international market.
“I am proud to say that all these three organisations have issued reports showing that the efforts that we have been making to improve our competitiveness have been effective,” he said at the Anugerah Kecemerlangan Industri (AKI) 2014 here, today.
He said all these improvements would not have been possible without the initiatives undertaken through the government transformation programme (GTP) and the economic transformation programme (ETP), along with the public and private sector collaboration through the... Read More