Budget 2020: Luncheon with Y.B. Tuan Lim Guan Eng, Minister of Finance

AMCHAM members were treated to a private closed- door session with Finance Minister YB Lim Guan Eng today, October 15.  The 160 attendees were able to hear directly from the Minister about the Government’s vision for the upcoming year and its expression through the Budget for 2020.

He underscored the importance for collaboration with industry to help deliver on this vision and looked forward to working together to keep Malaysia a favored destination for American FDI.

Members were able to dive deeper into specific areas like digitisation and entrepreneurship during the Q&A session moderated by Anushia Soosapilai, partner at PwC and AMCHAM’s Treasurer.

Present at the lunch were Chamber’s Governors from AmMetLife, JPMorgan, GE, AIG, Coca-Cola. Her Excellency Kamala Lakhdhir, the U.S. Ambassador to Malaysia was also on hand to share in this important engagement.

At AMCHAM we look forward to working closely with the Minister’s staff and other stakeholders over the next few weeks to better understand the finer implantation details.

Thanks to our four Silver Sponsors and those who took Corporate tables who’s contribution makes event like possible.