On August 23, Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, announced that Malaysia committed to fostering ongoing integrated bilateral relations with Iran, spanning various sectors such as economy, education, food security, science and technology. Ibrahim’s statement followed a telephonic discussion with Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi, the President of Iran.
Adding to this, Abdul Kadir, who recently concluded a four-day official visit to Iran, stated that his visit also included a courtesy call on President Raisi, who was appreciative of the efforts to enhance bilateral relations between the two nations.
Abdul Kadir conveyed that the purpose of his visit was to broaden the avenues for the export of commodities and products from Malaysia to the countries under the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS). This development confirmed by Bernama, Malaysia’s national news agency.
Abdul Kadir’s statement echoed a similar sentiment, “During my visit, I made a courtesy call on President Raisi who welcomed the move to improve bilateral relations between both countries.”
These developments underline the commitment of both nations to strengthen their bilateral relations and cooperation across various sectors, paving the way for potentially fruitful collaborations in the future.