Date: 4 October 2010, Tuesday
Time: 11.00 am to 2.00 pm
Venue: Eastin Hotel, Petaling Jaya
Luncheon Talk on “The Implementation of The Strategic Trade Act 2010″
by En Mohamed Shahabar Abd Kareem, Strategic Trade Controller, Ministry of International Trade and Industry, Malaysia
Strategic Trade Act 2010 is a new legislation that controls the export, transshipment, transit and brokering of strategic items and related activities. Whilst defining what constitutes strategic items the objective of this Talk is to introduce this Act to all exporters, importers, manufacturers and brokers of strategic items and the relevant requirement and controls necessary to comply with this Act and not the least the consequences of non-compliance.
The presentation will be done by our Guest of Honour, Mr. Mohamed Shahabar Abdul Kareem, who is currently the Strategic Trade Controller of the Strategic Trade Secretariat of the Ministry of International Trade and Industry.
Mr Shahabar has been heading the newly established Secretariat since 1st August, 2010. Born in 1954, he is a graduate of University Malaya with Bachelors in International Relations and also holds an MBA from the University of Straclyde in Glasgow, Scotland. He began his career in 1978 with the Ministry of Finance and was posted to the Ministry Of Trade And Industry in 1981 where he was first seconded to the Malaysian Export Trade Centre (MEXPO), which is now known as the Malaysian External Trade Development Corporation (MATRADE).
He has 33 years of experience in the civil service and 30 years of service in MITI, serving in various positions both at home and abroad. He has served in both the Industrial and International Trade wings of MITI and overseas as Malaysian Trade Commissioner to Yugoslavia and MITI representative to the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium.
The programme for this Luncheon will be as follows:
- 11:00 am: Registration, Refreshments & Networking
- 11:15 am: Introduction by the President of the Malaysian Exporters Association
- 11:25 am: Presentation by Guest of Honour – Mr Mohamed Shahabar Abdul Kareem on “The Implementation of the Strategic Trade Act 2010″
- 12:40 pm: Q & A Session
- 01:00 pm: Lunch
The participation fee is as follows:
- Non-Members: RM250 per person
- Members: RM 200 per person
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