KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia- The Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs of the United Kingdom (UK), Jeremy Hunt, will make a two-day official visit to Malaysia, starting today.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry, in a statement said, Hunt would be accompanied by his spouse and officials from the UK Foreign and the Commonwealth Office (FCO), on his maiden visit to Malaysia, upon taking up the post on July 9, 2018.
The statement said, during the visit, Hunt is scheduled to pay a courtesy call on Foreign Affairs Minister, Saifuddin Abdullah, at Wisma Putra in Putrajaya, near here.
“Both ministers are expected to discuss various issues of mutual interest, including ASEAN, BREXIT and regional issues,” the statement said.
It said, Hunt is also scheduled to pay a courtesy call on the Prime Minister, Dr Mahathir Mohamad, in Putrajaya, and to exchange views on regional and global issues of common concern.
He will also meet the Communications and Multimedia Minister, Gobind Singh Deo, to discuss initiatives to strengthen and deepen bilateral cooperation in the communications sector.
“The visit is expected to further strengthen the bond of friendship and reflect our long standing relations with the UK, as well as, to increase cooperation in new areas between the two countries,” it said.
Source: NAM NEWS NETWORK