Malaysia-Australia’s relationship remain permanently strong,  says PM Anwar

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KUALA LUMPUR:Malaysia and Australia affirm their commitment to increase comprehensive cooperation in various fields including trade, investment, education, digital economy and cyber security.

Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said, the commitment was announced at the joint media conference after he met his counterpart Anthony Albanese in his official visit to Australia besides attending the Annual Leaders’ Malaysia-Australia Meeting and Special ASEAN-Australia Summit.

“We agreed to extend the existing cooperation in relation to vaccine ecosystem and the clean energy shifts,” he said in his Facebook post, Monday.

The prime minister was accompanied by his wife Datuk Seri Dr. Wan Azizah Wan Ismail on his visit to Melbourne and Canberra, Australia from 3rd to 7th March 2024.

Anwar said, the visit was on the invitation of Australia’s Prime Minister, Anthony Albanese involving several important meetings, roundtable talk and also directly with the leaders of industry in Melbourne before leaving for Canberra on 7th March.

“Moving on with the future challenges, we agreed to explore the shared information, cyber development and demand for more concrete togetherness in immigration and border issues.

“Before the joint press conference, Malaysian delegation and I had been welcomed by the Victoria Governor, Margaret Gardner AC once we reached the Government House Victoria area and followed by the national song “Negaraku” and several gun shots before inspecting the honourable parade,” Anwar said in the post.

According to the Tambun Member of Parliament, after the parade’s inspection, both leaders had eye to eye meeting before attending the Malaysia-Australia Leaders’ Meeting.

Anwar hopes the Malaysia-Australia cooperation is of mutual benefit and both countries’ friendship ties that exist for a long time will remain permanently strong. –Malaysia World News



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