Perdana Menteri Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob is seen with US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The latter said in a statement that they had agreed to continue working together on common security interests, economic priorities, trade, human trafficking and climate issues. — Photo by Bernama
Tuesday, August 02, 2022 19:38 MYT
KUALA LUMPUR, August 2 — U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi arrives in Malaysia as she and her parliamentary delegation were welcomed by Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakoub and Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah. said he was honored to
In a statement provided to Bernama by the U.S. Embassy after meeting with Ismail Sabri, Pelosi said he also participated in broader discussions to advance common goals for a free and safe Indo-Pacific. rice field.
“The prime ministers’ meeting was followed by an inter-parliamentary exchange presided over by Tan Sri Azhar Harun, Speaker of the Malaysian Parliament. Discussions included security challenges, economic opportunities and governance priorities.
“At each meeting, we thanked Malaysia’s leadership in ASEAN for denying Burma its vote at the United Nations on Russian aggression and its deadly crackdown on dissent.
“Our governance conversations centered around government integrity, addressing the climate crisis and fighting COVID,” she added.
Pelosi said the two countries agreed to continue working together on common security interests, economic priorities, trade, human trafficking and climate issues.
Pelosi and her delegation arrived in Malaysia early Tuesday morning as part of a state visit to four Asian countries. Kuala Lumpur will be Pelosi’s second stop after Singapore on Monday, and she’s keeping a close eye on whether Taiwan is also on her itinerary before heading to South Korea and Japan. China’s foreign ministry said that if Pelosi visits Taiwan, Beijing will take decisive steps to safeguard its sovereignty and territorial integrity, and the United States will take full responsibility for all consequences resulting from the visit. — Bernama
https://www.malaymail.com/news/malaysia/2022/08/02/pelosi-and-delegation-say-honoured-to-be-received-by-pm-ismail-sabri/20653 Pelosi and delegation honored to be welcomed by Prime Minister Ismail Sabri