UNSGSA -UN Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development

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Leadership, SME finance, and data under discussion in Malaysia

In meetings in Kuala Lumpur, the UNSGSA met with the Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Deputy Minister of Finance, and the Crown Prince of the State of Perak. Together they explored the benefits of even greater cross-sector collaboration to build on Malaysia’s Financial Sector Blueprint and the SME Corporation, and the Central Bank’s mandate to advance financial inclusion. She applauded Malaysia’s strong commitment to and strategic planning for financial inclusion, its leadership on consumer protection and SME finance, and its efforts to share knowledge with developing countries. The Central Bank shared its new data framework for financial inclusion with Queen Máxima.