The monthly Members’ Briefing took place on October 3rd, 2017 at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence. Joining our members were AMCHAM Governors, CEOs from U.S. MNCs, new members, along with representatives from U.S. Embassy Kuala Lumpur.
Siobhan Das, Executive Director of AMCHAM delivered the welcome remarks by providing an update to members on what the Chamber has been working on over the last 2 months. AMCHAM has been actively planning a great line-up of events for the last quarter, we have been working closely with the relevant government agencies on a couple of areas of concerns mainly Withholding Tax which has been our top priority this year.
She also took a moment to introduce the new staff that has just come on aboard at the Chamber who are being inspired to take AMCHAM to greater heights.
It’s that time of the year again where we need to remind our members that their membership will be due for renewal by end of December. Siobhan also mentioned we’re seeking for sponsorship for our upcoming events till year end. She stressed that members’ contribution will help us go a long way.
Ambassador Kamala Lakhdhir was delighted to have so many members present this evening. Ambassador Lakhdhir thanked AMCHAM for the work we do and will continue to support us in every way possible.
In her opening remarks, Ambassador Lakhdhir mentioned about the recent trip to the U.S. by the Malaysian Prime Minister and she provided members an update on the latest happenings in D.C. Ambassador Lakhdhir also took the opportunity to introduce the new team at the U.S. Embassy to our members.
AMCHAM would like to thank Ambassador Lakhdhir for her support of the Chamber and we look forward to continuing to working closely with the U.S. Embassy.