Malaysia Deputy Prime Minister, Dr Wan Ismail has arrived in Doha today for a three-day official visit to the Qatar.
Upon arrival, she was welcomed by Qatar’s Assistant Undersecretary for Social Affairs Ghanim Mubarak Ali Al-Kuwari and Malaysian ambassador to Qatar Ahmad Fadil Shamsuddin.
Wan Azizah is scheduled to have an audience with the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani soon.
She will be also paying a courtesy call on Qatar Deputy Prime Minister and State Defence Affairs Minister Khalid Mohammed Al Attiyah, and meeting with Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs Minister Yousuf Mohammed Al-Othman Fakhro.
Reporters have been told that Wan Azizah will deliver a speech titled ‘The new Malaysia: Navigating the journey towards convergence’ at Qatar University.
Wan Azizah, who is also women, family and community development minister, is accompanied by Deputy Foreign Minister Marzuki Yahya and Deputy Finance Minister Amiruddin Hamzah.