Coins and stamps launched to mark KL meeting

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 11 Dec 2005

KUALA LUMPUR: The Royal Mint and Pos Malaysia have come out with commemorative coins and stamps in conjunction with the 11th Asean Summit. 

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi launched the commemorative coins and stamps at the East Asia Business Exhibition ‘05 yesterday. 

The coins with a face value of RM1, RM10 and RM100 are now on sale at post offices, selected outlets and Royal Mint offices. 

The commemorative stamps, meanwhile, reflect this year’s summit theme of “One Vision, One Identity, One Community” with the Petronas Twin Towers as their backdrop. 

Abdullah, when opening the exhibition held in conjunction with the Asean and East Asia summits, urged countries in the region to focus on the establishment of business and trade friendly environments in the face of mounting challenges posed by a globalised world. 

Industries and the manufacturing sector in the region, he said, were already sourcing from one another and had established strong links. 

“Small and medium-scale industries should capitalise on this to be part of the supply chain by actively seeking opportunities to produce, trade and distribute finished goods and components. 

“This can be the foundation for further integration of industries in the region,” he added. 

The exhibition which will be on until Thursday showcases over 200 companies from the 16 countries participating in the first East Asia Summit. 

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3

Next In Nation

Covid-19: Spike in cases of youths showing severe symptoms
Govt not planning nationwide MCO, to enforce targeted restrictions instead, says Ismail Sabri
Cops urge those who left EMCO area in Kuantan to go for testing
Covid-19: 4,519 new cases, 25 fatalities bring death toll to 1,657
Avoid unnecessary travels during this Raya, urges Tok Mat
MCO: Nine police roadblocks set up in KL
Police satisfied with SOP compliance at TBS bus terminal
IGP on the right track by prioritising police integrity, says NGO
Covid-19: 666,495 individuals have completed both doses of vaccine as of Friday (May 7), says Dr Adham
Congestion on Federal Highway, MCO roadblocks in place

Stories You'll Enjoy