[CANCELLED] Malaysia: Prime Minister Muhyiddin YassinVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Presented in conjunction with the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly
***Unfortunately, this program has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.***
Asia Society and the Asia Society Policy Institute are delighted to host His Excellency Muhyiddin Yassin, Prime Minister of Malaysia, for an address and discussion with Asia Society Policy Institute President the Hon. Kevin Rudd AC.
H.E. Muhyiddin Yassin is the 8th Prime Minister of Malaysia and member of the Malaysian Parliament for Pagoh. He previously served as Deputy Prime Minister and held various ministerial positions: Minister of Home Affairs (2018-2020), Minister of Education (2009-2015), Minister of International Trade and Industry (2008-2009), Minister of Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry (2004-2008), Minister of Domestic Trade and Consumerism (1999-2004), and Minister of Youth and Sports (1995-1999). He was the 13th Menteri Besar of Johor , which is the head of government for the state of Johor, from 1986-1995.
The Hon. Kevin Rudd AC is inaugural President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. He served as 26th Prime Minister of Australia (2007 to 2010, 2013) and as Foreign Minister (2010 to 2012). He is Chair of the Board of the International Peace Institute in New York, and Chair of Sanitation and Water for All, a global partnership of government and non-government organizations dedicated to the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 6. He is a Distinguished Fellow at Chatham House and the Paulson Institute, and a Distinguished Statesman with the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is a member of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization’s Group of Eminent Persons, and also is on IMF Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva's new external advisory group.
This program is made possible through the generous support of the Nicholas and Sheila Platt Endowment for Public Policy.
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