Senator Wong visiting Kota Kinabalu, Sabah

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PUTRAJAYA: Minister for Foreign Affairs of Australia Senator Penny Wong will be received by Minister of Foreign Affairs, Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah in her working visit to Malaysia from 28th to 30th June 2022.

The Ministry in its statement said, Senator Wong is scheduled to meet her counterpart Saifuddin to exchange views on various bilateral, regional and international issues of common interest.

The statement added, she will also be meeting several Cabinet Ministers namely Senior Minister of Trade and Investment, Datuk Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali and Senior Minister of Defence, Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein to discuss among others on matters relating to bilateral cooperation in trade and investment, as well as defence.

Meanwhile, Senator Wong will also be visiting Kota Kinabalu, Sabah where she will have meetings with several state leaders including Deputy Chief Minister ll and Minister of Agriculture and Fishery, Datuk Seri Panglima Dr. Jeffrey G. Kitingan, and Minister of Local Government and Housing and Minister of Finance ll, Datuk Seri Panglima Masidi Manjun.

“Senator Wong’s visit to Malaysia will further strengthen the longstanding close relations between Malaysia and Australia as Comprehensive Strategic Partners (CSP). It also signifies Malaysia’s commitment to establish closer cooperation with the new Australian Government.

“The visit offers a good opportunity for both countries to further explore more potential multifaceted collaborations for mutual benefits” said the statement. -Malaysia World News.

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