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Press Statement Re NCCIM’s courtesy call on YAB Prime Minister of Malaysia on 20 July 2020

Tan Sri Datuk Ter Leong Yap, President of National Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Malaysia (NCCIM) led a delegation of NCCIM’s Five Constituent Chambers (ACCCIM, DPMM, MAICCI, MICCI and FMM) and council members to pay a courtesy call on YAB Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin at Parliament House today. YB Senator YM Tengku Dato’ Sri Tengku Zafrul, Minister of Finance and YB Dato’ Sri Mustapa bin Mohamed, Minister in Prime Minister’s Department (Economy) as well as senior Government officials also attended the meeting engagement.

Tan Sri Datuk Ter and the delegation members were pleased with the positive engagement with YAB Prime Minister on a raft of issues of immediate concerns to the economy and business community as the country navigates through the recovery stage. We have submitted a comprehensive report consisting of Five key pillars of Malaysia’s Economic Recovery Plan namely:

  1. Fiscal Stability and Growth Stabilisation Pact;
  2. Unlocking New Sources of Growth;
  3. Reinforce Competitiveness and Productivity Nexus;
  4. Smart and Digital technology-driven Investment; and
  5. Upskilling Workforce and Education for the Future.

We have also submitted 10-pin policy priorities in the immediate and short-term; and a list of 23 motions covering all aspects which were passed during the NCCIM’s AGM to the Prime Minister.

Prime Minister reiterates that the Government is willing to work closely with the chamber and welcomes NCCIM to continue provide feedback and suggestions to ensure a speedy economic recovery.

YAB PM hopes for continued engagement with NCCIM. Tan Sri Datuk Ter expresses NCCIM’s gratitude to YAB Prime Minister for having this meeting and has informed that key Ministries and relevant agencies have been actively engaging with NCCIM to keep tab on current issues and challenges faced by business community. NCCIM would be delighted to continue engaging with the Government and relevant agencies and provide constructive feedback to ensure that our economy is getting back on track.