Monday, May 21, 2012
National Bank of Malaysia
Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM; literally National Bank of Malaysia, officially Central Bank of Malaysia) is the Malaysian central bank. Established on January 26, 1959 as the Bank Negara Malaya, its main purpose was to issue currency, act as banker and adviser to the Government of Malaysia and regulate the country's credit situation. Its headquarters is located in Kuala Lumpur, the federal capital of Malaysia. These stamps on the First Day Cover were released to commemorate the new building of the Central Bank of Malaysia, which was inaugurated on 15 May 1971.