Delegates at a plenary session on food security at the Kuala Lumpur Summit 2019 yesterday. -Bernama

KUALA LUMPUR: Five agreements and bilateral talks were concluded in the first three days of the Kuala Lumpur Summit 2019.

The exchange of documents at the summit’s opening on Thursday were those on cooperation in media, centres of excellence, youth exchange, food security as well as defence and security.

On food security, Felcra Bhd inked an agreement with one of Qatar’s largest livestock and dairy farm owners, Baladna Food Industries.

Malaysian Industry-Government Group for High Technology exchanged documents of agreement with Lembaga Ilmu Pengetahuan Indonesia; International Centre for Chemical and Biological Studies, Pakistan; and the Scientific and Technological Research Council of Turkey.

In the defence and security sector, the document exchange involved aerospace components manufacturer Composites Technology Research Malaysia Sdn Bhd and Turkish Aerospace Industries.

The exchange of documents on youth exchange involved Turkey, Malaysia and Indonesia. Details were not disclosed.

Malaysia and Turkey also exchanged documents on combating Islamophobia.

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