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OFFICIAL VISIT OF THE DEPUTY PRIME MINISTER AND
MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS OF THE STATE OF QATAR TO MALAYSIA
11 TO 12 AUGUST 2022
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Honourable Dato’ Sri Saifuddin Abdullah will host the official visit of the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Qatar, His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani from 11 to 12 August 2022.
This visit serves as a follow-up to YAB Prime Minister’s Official Visit to the State of Qatar in March 2022 as well as a lead up preparation for the State Visit of His Highness Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to Malaysia in 2023.
The Honourable Dato’ Sri Saifuddin Abdullah and His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani will hold a bilateral meeting to chart a way forward on many issues of mutual interest since the establishment of relations between Malaysia and Qatar. High on the agenda is the enhancement of the already strong multi-faceted collaboration, especially on trade and investment, cooperation in combating pandemic as well as exchange of views on regional and international issues of mutual concern.
During the visit, His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani is scheduled to have an audience with His Majesty Seri Paduka Baginda the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah.
His Excellency Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani will pay a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, the Right Honourable Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob and also having a separate meeting with the Senior Minister of International Trade and Industry, Dato’ Seri Mohamed Azmin Ali
Qatar is Malaysia's sixth largest trading partner, export destination and source of imports among West Asian countries. Malaysia-Qatar trade volume in 2021 was worth USD634.2 million (RM2.63 billion).
11 August 2022