KUALA LUMPUR – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak yesterday conducted a roundtable meeting with several economists, from both local and financial institutions, to seek their views on the country’s current economic condition.
“I appreciate their candid views on various aspects of our capital and people economies,” he posted on his official Facebook page Wednesday.
He said the opinions would be useful for the government to proactively manage the country’s economy, going forward.
“I look forward to meet more subject matter specialists and corporate leaders representing the broad range of our economy in the coming weeks,” said Najib, who is also Finance Minister.
On Monday, the Prime Minister’s Office said Najib would engage corporate leaders and seek their views on current economic developments.
It said their feedback would help the government undertake measures to set Malaysia on the right trajectory to become a developed, harmonious and prosperous nation.
Malaysia’s economic fundamentals remain strong, reflected by the Gross Domestic Product growth of 4.9 per cent recorded in the second quarter of this year.