Press Release

Co-operation Memorandum Signed,

Kuala Lumpur, June 27, 1997

Kuala Lumpur, Thurs. – Acting Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim tonight witnesses the signing of a memorandum of co-operation between the Institute for Policy Research (IKD) and the Heritage Foundation, a leading public policy research foundation in the United States.

The signatories were IKD director Abdul Rahman Adnan and Heritage Foundation president Dr. Edwin Feulner. Also present were Anwar’s wife Datin Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail, IKD chairman Datuk Kamarudin Jaffar and the foundation chairman, Dr. David Brown.

Anwar later delivered a speech before taking part in a closed-door dialogue with members of IKD and Heritage Foundation.

Earlier, Kamarudin said dialogue among research Institute were crucial in bridging differences and enhancing co-operation.

He hopes in the future IKD would have similar co-operation with institutes in other parts of the world.

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