The Board of Directors (the "Board") of GD Express Carrier Bhd (the "Company") is collectively responsible for good corporate governance of the Company. The Board acknowledges that maintaining a good corporate governance is essential to enhance the long-term growth and corporate value of the Company as well as delivering sustainable growth in the interests of all its shareholders and other stakeholders. Accordingly, it is the Board's responsibility to ensure that the principles and best practices in corporate governance as set out in the Malaysian Code on Corporate Governance (the "MCCG") are observed and practiced throughout the Company and its subsidiaries (the "Group").
This Corporate Governance Overview Statement (the "Statement") has been prepared in accordance with paragraph 15.25(2) of the Main Market Listing Requirements of Bursa Malaysia Securities Berhad ("Bursa Securities") and it provides an overview of the application of the three (3) key principles set out in the MCCG. The Board believes that this new code of corporate governance will ensure the highest standards of transparency, integrity and accountability in all the Group's businesses. This Statement should be read together with the Corporate Governance Report which can be found on the Company's website at www.gdexpress.com.
This Statement describes how the Group has applied the corporate governance practices of the MCCG during the financial year ended 30 June 2018.
The Board Charter sets out the composition, roles and responsibilities and processes of the Board.
The Board Charter, which serves as a strategic guidance and effective oversight of management, is also intended to provide a concise overview of: