Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim Visits Singapore Today

Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim Visits Singapore Today

Fajarasia.id – Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim paid an official visit to Singapore today (30/01) at the invitation of Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.

Malaysia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs said in a statement issued in Putrajaya on Monday (30 January 2023) that the visit was the first since he took office as Malaysia’s 10th Prime Minister (PM) on 24 November 2022. said it was Anwar’s first official visit to Singapore.

The two Prime Ministers will witness the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to promote cooperation in the fields of data, cybersecurity and the digital economy, as well as the signing of two frameworks for cooperation in the digital and green economies.

In addition to meeting Lee, Anwar is also scheduled to meet Singapore President Halimah Yacob.

During the visit, Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim will be accompanied by Malaysian First Lady Wang Aziza Wan Ismail, Malaysian Minister of Foreign Affairs Zamburri Abd Qadir, Minister of Transport Anthony Rourke Shu Phuc, Minister of Trade and others. and Industry Tengku Zafrul Abdul Aziz, Minister of Communications and Digital Ahmad Fahmi Fazil.

In 2022, Singapore will become Malaysia’s second largest trading partner and the largest trading partner in the ASEAN region with a trade value of approximately Rs 1,296.64 trillion.

Compared to the previous year, this value increased by 29.4%. ***

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