Anwar to fulfill entrepreneurs and potential new traders from the US, comparable to Boeing, Kimberly Clark, Phillip Morris Worldwide, and Procter & Gamble (P&G) throughout each engagement classes.
NEW YORK: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim will meet leaders from at the very least 5 international locations, and captain of industries throughout his working go to right here as he continues efforts to strengthen Malaysia’s worldwide standing and lure funding to the nation.
International Minister Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abd Kadir mentioned Anwar, who’s scheduled to ship a Nationwide Assertion on the 78th Session of the United Nations Normal Meeting (UNGA) on Friday, will maintain bilateral conferences with leaders from Turkiye, Iran, Sri Lanka, Thailand and Iraq.
Zambry mentioned the premier may even meet former New Zealand prime minister Helen Clark who’s at the moment the Chair of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Board, a world customary for the great governance of oil, fuel and minerals.
“Prime Minister could have a really tight schedule the second he arrives right here Wednesday (Sept 20), beginning with a bilateral assembly with Turkiye President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. In reality, we proceed to obtain requests from different international locations to fulfill him,” he mentioned.
Chatting with Malaysian media on the Workplace of Everlasting Mission of Malaysia to the United Nations right here, Zambry mentioned the proposed assembly with Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia al-Sudani would offer alternatives for each international locations to additional strengthen their ties and discover new areas of cooperation.
“Iraq wish to study from us because it continues efforts to rebuild the nation after the warfare. This provides us huge alternatives in fields like petroleum and fuel,” mentioned Zambry who visited the nation final month.
Iraq stays Malaysia’s sixth largest buying and selling associate and the seventh largest supply of imports among the many West Asian international locations, with complete commerce final yr valued at RM4.68 billion (US$1.07 billion), a rise of 24.3 per cent in comparison with RM3.76 billion (US$0.91 billion) in 2021.
Zambry mentioned on Thursday Anwar is scheduled to take part in a Spherical Desk Dialogue with Fortune 500 Firms, and an engagement session with Make investments Malaysia New York.
He may even maintain conferences with entrepreneurs and potential new traders from the US, comparable to Boeing, Kimberly Clark, Phillip Morris Worldwide, and Procter & Gamble (P&G) throughout each engagement classes.
On the identical day, the premier will attend a dialogue session with members of the Council on International Relations (CFR), an unbiased nonpartisan Assume Tank and writer that promotes understanding of worldwide relations and overseas coverage.
Based on Zambry, Anwar is predicted to debate Malaysia-US relations, the consequences of US-China competitors on Malaysia, in addition to the significance of Malaysian diplomacy in Southeast Asia throughout the session.
Throughout his keep within the metropolis, the Prime Minister can be scheduled to be interviewed by Christiane Amanpour of CNN on Wednesday and Bloomberg a day later. – Bernama