Minister Hamzah meets President of Turkey, Erdogan

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KUALA LUMPUR JUNE 2: Malaysia will share the high expertise that Republic of Turkey has in addressing the intrusion of foreigners at the borders.

The Ministry of Home Affairs in its statement said, several special visits have been arranged by the government of Turkey and coordinated by its Ministry of Home Affairs to see the management, technology and the strategic assets together with the focused operations’ locations.

“As the main strategic and biggest exhibitor at the Defence Security Asia Exhibition (DSA) 2022 and Asia National Security Exhibition (NATSEC) 2022 in Kuala Lumpur recently, the Republic of Turkey has also been recognised for its world class technology, systems and security assets.

“In relation to that the Ministry of Home Affairs believes the official working visit of the Minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainudin to Turkey will be the benchmark of the Ministry to improve the policy, enforcement and strategic national border control assets,” the statement said.

According to the Ministry’s statement, Minister Hamzah has made a courtesy call to the President of the Republic of Turkey, Recep Tayyip Erdogan on 31st May 2022 at the President Palace, Ankara.

Minister Hamzah had regarded the courtesy call and the special treatment given by the government of Republic of Turkey as a sign of close relationship between Malaysia and Turkey.

“The courtesy call among others had also discussed in detail on the initiatives in widening the scope of the existing strategic cooperation and sharing experiences specifically on the empowerment of the national border control.

“Also present at the meeting was the Turkish Minister of Home Affairs, Suleyman Soylu,” the Ministry’s statement added.

The official working visit of Minister Hamzah  to Turkey was accompanied by the Chief Secretary of the Ministry of Home Affairs; Chief of Royal Police Malaysia ,Director General of Malaysia Department of Immigration and the Malaysia Ambassador to Republic of Turkey. –Malaysia World News

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