COURTESY CALL ON PROF. DR. ANIL SOOKLAL, DIRCO’S DEPUTY DIRECTOR GENERAL, BRANCH ASIA AND MIDDLE EAST
On Thursday, 31 May 2018, H.E. Mohamad Nizan Mohamad, High Commissioner of Malaysia made a courtesy call on H.E. Prof. Dr. Anil Sooklal, Deputy Director General, Branch Asia and Middle East of the Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO).
During the discussion at the latter’s office, the High Commissioner thanked DDG Sooklal for receiving him despite his busy schedule. DDG Sooklal congratulated the High Commissioner on his appointment and reiterated a cordial relation between two siblings, Malaysia and South Africa. DDG Sooklal also praised Malaysia on the smooth transition of power to the new government under the helm of Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad. He said that South Africa looks forward to foster the bilateral relations and to have more cooperation that will benefit the people and government of both countries.
On bilateral matter, Malaysia look forward to be the host for the Second Bilateral Consultations between the two countries, scheduled to be held on 23 October 2018 in Putrajaya. Last year, the First Bilateral Consultations was held in Pretoria on 19 July 2017.
HIGH COMMISSION OF MALAYSIA