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PRESS RELEASE : WORKING VISIT OF YB SENATOR DATO’ MARZUKI YAHYA, DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER TO ANTALYA, TURKEY FOR THE 18th SESSION OF THE DEVELOPING-EIGHT (D-8) COUNCIL OF MINISTERS, 3 NOVEMBER 2018

WORKING VISIT OF YB SENATOR DATO’ MARZUKI YAHYA, DEPUTY FOREIGN MINISTER TO ANTALYA, TURKEY FOR THE 18th SESSION OF THE DEVELOPING-EIGHT (D-8) COUNCIL OF MINISTERS, 3 NOVEMBER 2018

 

YB Senator Dato’ Marzuki Yahya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, will lead Malaysia’s delegation to the 18th Session of the D-8 Council of Ministers’ which will be held in Antalya, Turkey on 3 November 2018. YB Deputy Minister will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

 

The Ministers are expected to discuss strengthening the six (6) priority areas of cooperation; Trade, Industrial Cooperation and Small and Medium Enterprises, Agriculture and Food Security, Transportation, Energy and Minerals and Tourism as well as the way forward for the D-8 Member States.

 

The Meeting will among others consider and endorse the D-8 Decennial Road Map 2020-2030, which will replace the Kuala Lumpur Road Map 2008-2018. The D-8 Decennial Road Map further reaffirms the commitments of Member States towards the D-8’s objectives and cooperation framework in charting D-8’s strategic direction in the next decade.

 

YB Deputy Minister is scheduled to deliver the national statement during the meeting on 3 November 2018.

 

The 18th Session of the D-8 Council of Ministers will be preceded by the 41st Session of the D-8 Commission on 1-2 November 2018.

 

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

2 November 2018