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PRESS RELEASE : WORKING VISIT OF MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA HIS EXCELLENCY ADEL BIN AHMED AL-JUBEIR TO MALAYSIA ON 24-26 OCTOBER 2018

WORKING VISIT OF

MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE KINGDOM OF SAUDI ARABIA

HIS EXCELLENCY ADEL BIN AHMED AL-JUBEIR

TO MALAYSIA ON 24-26 OCTOBER 2018

 

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir will undertake a working visit to Malaysia on 24-26 October 2018.  His Excellency Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

 

During the visit, His Excellency Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir is scheduled to meet Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, YB Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah in Wisma Putra, Putrajaya. The meeting will provide an opportunity for both sides to discuss on strengthening bilateral relations between Malaysia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and exchange views on various international issues of mutual interest. The two ministers last met on the sidelines of the 73rd Session of the United Nations General Assembly on 24 September 2018 in New York.

 

Prior to concluding his visit, His Excellency Adel bin Ahmed Al-Jubeir is also scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad at the latter’s office in Putrajaya.

 

Malaysia and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia continue to enjoy close relations in various key areas including politics, economy, higher education and hajj affairs. Saudi Arabia is Malaysia’s second largest trading partner in the Middle East. Total bilateral trade in 2017 increased by 6.8 percent to RM15 billion compared to RM14.04 billion in the preceding year.

 

 

PUTRAJAYA

25 October 2018