Malaysia has been selected to host AFI Network’s new headquartersRelease Date: 10 Sep 2014
The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Steering Committee announced today that AFI's permanent headquarters would be established in Sasana Kijang, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The announcement was made at the organization's Annual General Meeting, kicking off the 2014 Global Policy Forum (GPF) in Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago.
The Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI) Bank Negara Malaysia led the bid from Malaysia, which was ultimately chosen from a group of shortlisted candidates that also included strong proposals from Brazil, Mexico and Turkey.
Refer to AFI's website for more information.
About the Alliance for Financial Inclusion (AFI)
AFI is led by its members and partners, central banks and other financial regulatory institutions from developing countries. A previously untapped yet massive reservoir of knowledge and experience, AFI's members serve to give voice to the opportunities and challenges facing the unbanked in developing nations.
AFI's unique peer-to-peer learning model encourages and enables financial policymakers to interact and exchange knowledge. This information interchange results in the building of a more comprehensive knowledge base on financial inclusion and the subsequent formulation and implementation of effective policy by members in their home countries.
AFI Network includes members from more than 90 countries working together to advance its mission of accelerating the adoption of proven and innovative financial inclusion policy solutions with the ultimate aim of making financial services more accessible to the world's 2.5 billion unbanked people.
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