Friday 08 Dec 2023
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PUTRAJAYA (Nov 5): Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim on Sunday received a courtesy call from his Japanese counterpart Fumio Kishida to discuss cooperation to strengthen bilateral relations.

Kishida, who arrived at Seri Perdana at 10am was greeted by Anwar and introduced to Cabinet ministers present, namely Economy Minister Rafizi Ramli, Communications and Digital Minister Fahmi Fadzil, Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Dr Zambry Abdul Kadir and Investment, Trade and Industry Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz.

Right after that, the two national leaders started a meeting to assess the progress of bilateral relations, especially in the fields of trade and investment, education, defence, environment and energy security as well as information and communication.

Anwar and Kishida are also expected to exchange views on various regional and international issues of mutual interest, including the Palestinian-Israeli conflict. ​

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