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Anifah Aman makes official visit to Latvia, Russia and Poland
KUALA LUMPUR: Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman is making a seven-day official visit to three countries namely Latvia, Russia and Poland beginning yesterday to promote Malaysia's initiative, that is, the Global Movement of Moderates (GMM) and foster closer political relations.
According to a statement from the Foreign Ministry, Anifah's visit has been given an official status by all the countries concerned.
Anifah began his visit to Latvia for three days beginning today before proceeding to Russia on July 9 until 11 and Poland from July 11 to 13.
He is scheduled to make courtesy calls on Latvian Prime Minister Valdis Dombrovskis and his counterpart, Edgars Rinkevics today.
While in Moscow, Malaysia's ambassador to Russia Datuk Zainol Abidin Omar will accompany Anifah throughout his first official visit to Russia.
Russian foreign minister Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov will host the official visit by having a bilateral meeting with his counterpart, and Anifah will also make a courtesy call on the Chairman of the Foreign Affairs of the State Duma (Russian Parliament) Alexey Pushkov.
Anifah will continue his tour by visiting the site of the new Malaysian Embassy Complex in Moscow and have a meeting with Malaysian nationals including students at a breaking of the fast on July 10.
On July 12, Anifah, accompanied by the Malaysian ambassador to Poland, Datuk Jamaluddin Sabeh, is scheduled to hold bilateral discussions with his counterpart Radoslaw Sikorski, followed by a courtesy call on the Speaker of the Parliament of Poland, Ewa Kpoacz.
He will also be breaking the fast with Malaysian nationals including students on Thursday.
According to the Foreign Ministry, the visit will give Anifah an opportunity to establish bilateral relations with his counterparts besides maintaining the existing cooperative momentum and exploring new opportunities for cooperation with the three countries concerned. -- BERNAMA