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PRESS RELEASE : ASEAN LEADERS’ GATHERING BALI, INDONESIA 11 OCTOBER 2018

ASEAN LEADERS’ GATHERING
BALI, INDONESIA
11 OCTOBER 2018

 

 

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad will be leading the Malaysian delegation to the ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering in Bali, Republic of Indonesia on 11 October 2018.

 

YAB Prime Minister will be accompanied by YABhg Tun Dr. Siti Hasmah Hj Mohd Ali; Minister of Foreign Affairs, YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah; as well as officials from the Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs. The theme of the inaugural ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering is “Achieving Sustainable Goals (SDGs) and Overcoming Development Gap through Regional and Global Collaborative Actions”.

 

The ASEAN Leaders’ Gathering will provide a platform for discussion and further engagement for the ASEAN Leaders with the IMF Managing Director, the World Bank President and the United Nations Secretary-General in the effort to increase cooperation between ASEAN and these organisations especially in the issue of sustainable development.

 

YAB Prime Minister is also expected to hold bilateral discussion with his ASEAN counterpart at the sidelines of the Gathering.

 

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

10 October 2018