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OFFICIAL VISITS OF THE PRIME MINISTER OF MALAYSIA YAB DATO’ SRI ISMAIL SABRI YAAKOB
TO THE KINGDOM OF CAMBODIA AND THE KINGDOM OF THAILAND
23 – 26 FEBRUARY 2022
The Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato’ Sri Ismail Sabri Yaakob will be undertaking his inaugural Official Visits to Cambodia and Thailand from 23 to 26 February 2022. The visits are undertaken at the invitations of the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, His Excellency Samdech Techo Hun Sen, and the Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand, His Excellency General Prayut Chan-o-cha.
During the visit to Cambodia on 23 - 24 February, YAB Prime Minister is scheduled to have a royal audience with the King of Cambodia, His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni. He will also hold a meeting with His Excellency Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen. The two leaders will discuss initiatives to further strengthen the Malaysia-Cambodia’s long-standing relations, including post-COVID-19 cooperation, ASEAN cooperation, as well as regional and international issues of mutual interest . YAB Prime Minister is also scheduled to hold separate meetings with the President of the Senate and President of National Assembly of Cambodia. In a separate session, YAB Prime Minister will also meet with Keluarga Malaysia in Cambodia.
During the visit to Thailand on 24 - 26 February, YAB Prime Minister will hold a meeting with His Excellency Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha. The meeting will provide an opportunity for the two leaders to discuss the way forward in strengthening multifaceted cooperation between Malaysia and Thailand. Focus areas include economic cooperation, post -COVID-19 cooperation, reopening of borders, and key connectivity projects crossing the land borders. YAB Prime Minister’s programmes will also include a session with the Malaysia-Thailand Chamber of Commerce (MTCC) and a session with Keluarga Malaysia in Bangkok.
The high level visits by YAB Prime Minister to Cambodia and Thailand reflect the friendly and comprehensive ties Malaysia has with both neighbours, bilaterally and in the framework of ASEAN family. The visits will afford the opportunity for Malaysia and the respective countries to explore joint initiatives in post-pandemic recovery efforts, as well as in addressing regional and international challenges.
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, Deputy Minister of Federal Territories YB Datuk Seri Jalaluddin Alias, Chairman of RISDA YB Datuk Seri Hj. Mohd Salim Mohd Sharif, as well as senior government officials.
The Official Visits will be conducted with the strict COVID-19 preventative Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) in place in Malaysia, Cambodia and Thailand.
23 February 2022