ADFIAP received from its member, Tekun Nasional on March 29, 2012, a token of appreciation for the Association’s continued assistance to the Malaysian agency, during the sidelights of the ADFIAP-CIPE international seminar of responsible corporate citizenship held in Manila, Philippines. Datuk Abdul Rahim Hassan, Managing Director and CEO of Tekun Nasional presented the token of appreciation to Mr. Octavio B. Peralta, ADFIAP Secretary General. Others in the photo include: Mr. Azman bin Yusuff, Manager (Tekun), Mr. Johan bin Buang, Manager (Tekun), Ms. Sasuraiha Norazuha binti Idris, Sr. Manager (Tekun), Ms. Nurulhada binti Kamarudin, Manager (Tekun), and Ms. Sandra Honrado, Sr. Executive for Programs (ADFIAP).
Tekun Nasional http://www.tekun.gov.my/web/guest/home is an agency under the Malaysian Ministry of Entrepreneurial and Cooperative Development established on November 9, 1998 to provide simple and quick financing facilities to indigenous Malays in order to kick-start and further expand their businesses. Since 2008, TEKUN Nasional has reorganized to cater to the current trends in becoming a strategic entrepreneur development partner for businesses instead of just being a financing body. Now, TEKUN Nasional is an institution that provides business opportunities as well as income generation opportunities, business capital financing, and guidance and support services as well as providing a networking platform for entrepreneurs.