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PRESS RELEASE : WORKING VISIT OF THE D-8 SECRETARY-GENERAL, DATO’ KU JAAFAR KU SHAARI TO MALAYSIA 2-4 APRIL 2019

WORKING VISIT

OF THE D-8 SECRETARY-GENERAL, DATO’ KU JAAFAR KU SHAARI TO MALAYSIA

2-4 APRIL 2019

 

The Secretary-General of the Developing Eight for Economic Cooperation (D-8) Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari will undertake a Working Visit to Malaysia from 2-4 April 2019. This is his inaugural working visit to Malaysia since assuming the post on 1 January 2018. Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari will be accompanied by officials from the D-8 Secretariat.

 

During the working visit, Dato’ Ku Jaafar Ku Shaari will pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister to discuss on the implementation of the vision set by the Organization’s leaders at the 9th D-8 Summit held in October 2017. He is also scheduled to pay a courtesy call on the Minister of Foreign Affairs, and several other Ministers and Deputy Ministers responsible for D-8 areas of cooperation to exchange views and discuss on various issues of mutual interest.

 

The visit is expected to further strengthen and enhance the cooperation between Malaysia and D-8 in various sectors, particularly on the six priority areas of cooperation namely trade, agriculture and food security, industrial cooperation and SMEs, transportation, energy and minerals, and tourism.

 

 

 

Putrajaya

2 April 2019