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WORKING VISIT OF
YB SENATOR DATUK WIRA MARZUKI HJ. YAHYA, DEPUTY MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS
TO UNITED ARAB EMIRATES TO ATTEND
THE 19TH INDIAN OCEAN RIM ASSOCIATION (IORA) COUNCIL OF MINISTERS’ MEETING,
ABU DHABI, 7 NOVEMBER 2019
YB Senator Datuk Wira Marzuki Hj. Yahya, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia will lead the Malaysian delegation to the 19th Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Council of Ministers’ Meeting which will be held in Abu Dhabi, the United Arab Emirates on 7 November 2019. He will be accompanied by officials from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
“Promoting a Shared Destiny and Path to Prosperity in the Indian Ocean” will be the theme for this year IORA meeting and the meeting is expected to deliberate on regional issues of mutual concern. The meeting will also explore possible measures to create a safe and prosperous Indian Ocean region while deliberate on ways to strengthen the existing cooperation between IORA Member States and Dialogue Partners, based on the IORA Cooperation Framework.
The 19th IORA Council of Ministers’ Meeting is expected to adopt the Abu Dhabi Communique as the outcome document. The Abu Dhabi Communique will highlight, among others, supports for the efforts to promote sustainable growth and balanced development, as well as emphasising the importance of safeguarding maritime security in the Indian Ocean region.
7 November 2019