KUALA LUMPUR, July 12 Asia Pulse - Malaysia's Bank Simpanan Nasional chairman Abdul Azim Zabidi, 41, has been chosen as President of the World Savings Bank Institute for the Asia-Pacific region.

The announcement was made at the World Savings Bank Congress in Berlin recently. In a statement here late yesterday, Bank Simpanan Nasional said the congress also appointed Azim as one of the members of the World Savings Bank Institute Development and Communication Commitee.

Bernama