PUTRAJAYA: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob will hold a meeting with Prime Minister Pham Minh Chinh on his official visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam to review the progress of the implementation of the Plan of Action 2021 – 2025 of the Malaysia-Vietnam Strategic Partnership.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs said, the Prime Minister’s visit to Vietnam from 20th -22nd March 2022 will witness the two leaders exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual concerns.
“The two Prime Ministers will also witness the exchange of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Legal Cooperation Activities, and on Recruitment, Employment and Repatriation of Workers. Malaysia and Vietnam will also exchange a Letter of Intent (LOI) on cooperation in diplomatic training,” the Ministry said in a statement here today (Sat.19th Mar.)
The statement added, in addition, the Malaysian news agency BERNAMA and Vietnam News Agency will sign an Agreement on Professional Cooperation.
“Based on the programmes lined up by Vietnam, Prime Minister, Ismail is also scheduled to hold separate meetings with the General Secretary of the Communist Party of Vietnam, President of Vietnam, and Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam.
“Prime Minister will also have engagement sessions with Malaysian business community and Keluarga Malaysia in Vietnam. The official visit reflects the importance of Malaysia –
Vietnam relations as close neighbours and partners in ASEAN,” the statement said.
Meanwhile the two countries will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations in 2023.
The Ministry’s statement added, the Prime Minister will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah and Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry Datuk’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali.
Senior officials from Prime Minister’s Office and the Ministries concerned will also be in the delegation.-Malaysia World News