Lim: Details on second Samurai bond to be made via formal statement

Published on 30 Oct 2019 3:50:38 PM

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng told reporters on Wednesday that information on the second Samurai bond issuance will be announced through a formal statement to avoid misinterpretation.

The Samurai bond is a government-to-government arrangement and also the efforts by both Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe, which aims to foster closer economic and cultural ties between Malaysia and Japan.