PUTRAJAYA, Oct 2 – Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak on Thursday chaired the Bumiputera Economic Council (BEC) meeting at the Bangunan Perdana Putra, here. The approximately two-hour meeting discussed initiatives and programs to empower the Bumiputera economy before Najib, who is also the Finance Minister, tables the 2015 Budget next Friday.

Also present were Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Seri Idris Jala, Treasury Secretary-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Irwan Sarigar Abdullah, Urban Wellbeing, Housing and Local Government Minister Datuk Abdul Rahman Dahlan, and Chief Executive Officer of the Bumiputera Agenda Coordinating Unit (TERAJU) Husni Salleh. The Bumiputera Economic Council was set up to replace the Bumiputera Agenda Action Council, as the leader in drawing up the strategy to empower the Bumiputera economy.

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