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PRESS RELEASE : WORKING VISIT OF DATO’ HAJI MARZUKI BIN HAJI YAHYA, DEPUTY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF MALAYSIA TO THE STATE OF QATAR FROM 22 TO 25 JUNE 2019

WORKING VISIT OF DATO’ HAJI MARZUKI BIN HAJI YAHYA,

DEPUTY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF MALAYSIA

TO THE STATE OF QATAR FROM 22 TO 25 JUNE 2019

 

The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, Dato’ Haji Marzuki bin Haji Yahya will undertake a working visit to the State of Qatar from 22 to 25 June 2019. The visit aims to further enhance the existing close bilateral relations between the two countries and provide an opportunity to exchange views on various matters of mutual interest. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

During the visit, he is scheduled to have a meeting with Chairperson of Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, Sheikha Moza bint Nasser and with the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Soltan Saad Al Muraikhi. The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs will also take the opportunity to meet with representatives of Malaysian companies currently operating in Qatar.

 

Qatar is an important economic partner for Malaysia. In 2018, total trade between Malaysia and Qatar increased by 29.3% amounting to RM3.72 billion (USD0.92 billion) from RM2.88 billion (USD0.67 billion) in the preceding year.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

22 June 2019