On July 20 and 21 2023, Prime Minister YAB Dato’ Seri Anwar Ibrahim embarked on a significant official visit to the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, graciously extended by His Excellency Pham Minh Chinh, Prime Minister of Vietnam. The visit fostered a robust exchange of views on regional and international matters, emphasising the imperative to reinforce cooperation, uphold solidarity, and advance the pivotal role of ASEAN. Both leaders lent their mutual support for each other’s candidacies in international organisations, exemplifying the depth of their collaboration.
The two sides consented to ramp up cooperation in the fields of agriculture, halal industry, defence and security, education and human capital development.
Accompanying YAB Prime Minister were eminent figures, including YB Dato’ Seri Diraja Dr. Zambry Abd Kadir, the Minister of Foreign Affairs; YB Senator Tengku Datuk Seri Utama Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz, the Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry; YB Mr. Chan Foong Hin, the Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Food Security; and Datuk Wira Arham Abdul Rahman, CEO of MIDA. The delegation further comprised senior government officials from pertinent ministries and agencies.
Furthermore, Datuk Wira Arham had one-to-one meetings with several prospective companies that are actively engaged in trading activities within Malaysia’s chemical, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and metal industries.