8th ASEAN Finance Ministers’ and Central Bank Governors’ Meeting and Related Meetings

ASEAN needs collective efforts in ensuring ASEAN remains an attractive investment destination. The Minister at the Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister of Finance and Economy stated the matter at the virtual 8th ASEAN Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting and Related Meetings. At the meeting, Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Doctor Awang Haji Mohd Amin Liew bin Abdullah also underlined on the importance for the people of ASEAN to be equipped with the right mentality and skills.

This is to take advantage of opportunities arising from the new "norm" which can further strengthen recovery. Yang Berhormat then stressed on the the importance of building green and sustainable infrastructure as part of economic recovery efforts and encouraged Multilateral Development Banks to assist member states.

The ASEAN Finance Ministers' and Central Bank Governors' Meeting exchanged views with the International Monetary Fund; the World Bank; the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank; the Asian Development Bank; and the ASEAN PLUS 3 Macroeconomic Research Office on regional and global outlook in particular the risks and opportunities, as well as policy recommendations to foster a resilient, sustainable and inclusive recovery. The meeting was also joined by Dayang Hajah Rokiah binti Haji Badar, Managing Director of the Brunei Darussalam Central Bank.

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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