King receives a courtesy visit from Prince Faisal of Saudi Arabia
Istana Negara in a post on her Facebook page said during the 30-minute meeting which began at 11 a.m. Her Majesty and Prince Faisal discussed the strong bilateral ties between the two countries since 1957. – Photo by Facebook/Istana Negara
Wednesday 08 June 2022 17:41 MYT
KUALA LUMPUR, June 8 – Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah today received a courtesy call from Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan at Istana Negara.
Istana Negara in a post on her Facebook page said during the 30-minute meeting which began at 11 a.m. Her Majesty and Prince Faisal discussed the strong bilateral ties between the two countries since 1957.
Topics discussed included efforts to strengthen trade and the economy, measures to increase and further develop investment and cooperation, as well as regional and international issues of interest to both countries.
“Her Majesty expressed her appreciation and gratitude for the special relationship that had been established between Malaysia and Saudi Arabia in various fields, including the contributions and assistance given to Malaysia in the fight against Covid-19 and during post-pandemic recovery,” read the post.
Also present at the meeting was Pahang Regent Tengku Hassanal Ibrahim Alam Shah Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah.
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah and Saudi Ambassador to Malaysia Datuk Mahmoud Hussein Saeed Qattan were also present.
The audience with Al-Sultan Abdullah was part of the programs scheduled for Prince Faisal’s two-day inaugural official visit to Malaysia starting yesterday.
During the meeting, Her Majesty also thanked the Saudi government for the post-pandemic Haj quota allocation that was granted to Malaysia and hoped that all would go well for Malaysian pilgrims in performing Haj rituals. Haj.
Al Sultan Abdullah also expressed his joy that Saudi Arabia is one of the biggest markets for Malaysian palm oil exports, which recorded a total export value of RM1.763 billion in the year. last.
Thanking Prince Faisal for the invitation to pay an official visit to Saudi Arabia, His Majesty prayed that King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, who is the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, be blessed with good health and peace. long life, and wished peace and prosperity for the Kingdom. — Bernama