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OFFICIAL VISIT BY THE PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA YAB DATO’ SRI ISMAIL SABRI YAAKOB TO THE SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIETNAM 20 – 22 MARCH 2022
The Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob will undertake his first Official Visit to Vietnam from 20 to 22 March 2022 upon the invitation of the Prime Minister of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, His Excellency Pham Minh Chinh.
YAB Prime Minister will hold a meeting with His Excellency Pham Minh Chinh to review the implementation progress of the Plan of Action 2021 – 2025 of the Malaysia – Vietnam Strategic Partnership. Both Leaders will also exchange views on regional and international issues of mutual concerns.
The two Prime Ministers will witness the exchange of Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) on Legal Cooperation Activities; and Recruitment, Employment and Repatriation of Workers. Malaysia and Vietnam will also exchange a Letter of Intent (LOI) on cooperation in diplomatic training. Additionally, BERNAMA and Vietnam News Agency would be signing an Agreement on Professional Cooperation.
Based on the programmes Vietnam has lined up, YAB Prime Minister is scheduled to hold separate meetings with the Secretary General of the Communist Party of Vietnam, President of Vietnam, and Chairman of the National Assembly of Vietnam. YAB Prime Minister will also engage with the Malaysian business community and Keluarga Malaysia in Vietnam.
The Official Visit reflects the importance of the Malaysia – Vietnam relations as close neighbours and partners in ASEAN. Both countries will commemorate their 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations in 2023.
YAB Prime Minister will be accompanied by Minister of Foreign Affairs YB Dato’ Sri Saifuddin Abdullah; Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry YB Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali. Senior officials from the Prime Minister’s Office and Ministries concerned will also be part of the delegation. The visit will strictly adhere to COVID-19 preventative Standard Operating Procedures (SOP).
19 March 2022