Minister of Foreign Affairs Ali Ahmed Kerti has met today Tuesday Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak in Kuala Lumpur where the two discussed bilateral relations. Karti has arrived Monday in Malaysia in a three-day official . The Minister was received upon arrival at Kuala Lumpur International Airport by the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs and the Director of the Department of the African Affairs of the Malaysian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, as well as Sudan's Ambassador to Malaysia, Nadir Yosuf Al-Tayeb and the members of the Sudanese The Foreign Minister is scheduled to meet later in he day the Petronas president and chief executive officer Datuk Shamsul Azhar Abbas. Tomorrow, he is expected to meet his Malaysian counterpart, Datuk Seri Anifah Aman.
A press release issued by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Monday explained that Kerti will meet his Malaysian counterpart, Anifa Hj Aman, and the Malaysian Prime Minister Mohd Najib Abdul Razak. The Statement explained that Kerti's visit to Kuala Lumpur will avail Sudan and Malaysia to exchange ideas on issues of common concern.
It is to be noted that the visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs to Malaysia comes as part of an Asian tour including Malaysia, Indonesia and China to convey messages from President of the Republic to the leaders of these countries. The Minister of Foreign Affairs will be meeting the Indonesian President, Prime Minister of Malaysia and Deputy Prime Minister of China.