PUTRAJAYA MAR.26: Prime Minister Datuk Ismail Sabri Yaakob will be on his official visits to the State of Qatar and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) from 27-31 Mar.2022 among others to exchange views on international issues of mutual concern.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, Prime Minister Ismail will have an audience with His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, the Amir of the State of Qatar.
“Strengthening of Malaysia-Qatar long-standing and multifaceted cooperation will be high on the agenda. The leaders will chart a way forward in economic collaboration, as well as other post-pandemic recovery efforts.
“The leaders will also exchange views on international issues of mutual concern. However, the Prime Minister will have engagement sessions too with business community and Keluarga Malaysia in Doha,” said the Ministry in a statement here today.
The statement added, in the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister will hold a meeting with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
“The leaders will take stock of the expanding multifaceted cooperation between the two countries, including in addressing COVID-19 pandemic and promoting further post-pandemic recovery efforts.
“The leaders will also exchange views on international issues of mutual concern. Meanwhile Prime Minister Ismail will have programmes at Expo 2020 Dubai, including a visit to the Malaysia Pavilion.
“While in Dubai, Prime Minister will have separate sessions with business community and Keluarga Malaysia,” the statement said.
Prime Minister will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Datuk’ Seri Saifuddin Abdullah, Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry, Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali, Minister of Rural Development Datuk Seri Mahdzir Khalid, Deputy Minister of Works ,Datuk Arthur Joseph Kurup and Chairman of Felda, Datuk Seri Idris Jusoh.
The visits will be subjected to strict COVID-19 preventative Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) put in place in Malaysia, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates.-Malaysia World News