Published on March 8th, 2017 | by Amirul Mukminin0
Auto Bavaria is the Official Vehicle Partner for the UNESCO Forum 2017
Auto Bavaria, the largest authorised BMW dealership group in the country has announced its sponsorship of the first Management of Social Transformations (MOST) Forum for the Asia-Pacific region in 2017. The event will take place from March 14th to March 23rd at the Sunway Putra Hotel, Kuala Lumpur.
Hosted by the Government of Malaysia through the Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development and co-organised with the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) under its Management of Social Transformations (MOST) programme, the Forum will be officiated by the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Dato’ Sri Mohd Najib Tun Razak.
MOST is UNESCO’s inter-governmental science programme on social transformation which was created with a view to strengthen the dissemination of knowledge to member countries by encouraging evidence-informed approaches through sustained dialogue between researchers and policymakers.
The program works with governments, social and human science communities and civil societies to improve connections between knowledge and action which is key to positive social change.
The forum in Malaysia is poised to be the ultimate meeting place for over 150 participants from 75 countries including Government Leaders, Social and Human Science Communities and Civil Societies.
Themed “Building Inclusive Societies in Asia-Pacific”, the Forum will focus on topics ranging from ageing, women, and social innovation, among others.
Auto Bavaria will be supporting the event with 50 BMW vehicles which will be utilised by overseas dignitaries and is the Official Vehicle Partner for the forum.
Speaking at the official announcement ceremony, Managing Director of Sime Darby Motors Malaysia, Dennis Ho said “As the largest BMW Authorised dealership group in the country, we are pleased and excited to be given the opportunity to be the official automotive partner for the MOST Forum 2017 which addresses Social Change.”
The handing over ceremony was held today at the Auto Bavaria showroom at Jalan Tun Razak which was attended by the Deputer Minister of Women, Family and Community Development, YB Senator Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun, Auto Bavaria Managing Director, Jeffrey Gan and Sime Darby Motors Director of Corporate Affairs Datuk Aishah Ahmad.
Established in 1988, Auto Bavaria, a division of Sime Darby Auto Bavaria Sdn Bhd, is the largest retail and service organisation for BMW and Motorrad in Malaysia. Auto Bavaria’s nationwide network comprises of five branches, namely Glenmarie, Sungai Besi, Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Johor Bahru.