OFFICIAL VISIT OF
YAB DATO' SERI DR. AHMAD ZAHID BIN HAMIDI TO SAUDI ARABIA
12-16 OCTOBER 2016
The Deputy Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato' Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Bin Hamidi will undertake an Official Visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia from 12 to 16 October 2016. The Deputy Prime Minister will be accompanied by YABhg. Datin Seri Hamidah Khamis, senior government officials from the Ministry of Home Affairs and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
During the visit to Saudi Arabia, the Deputy Prime Minister is scheduled to have an audience with His Majesty King Salman Bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud, Crown Prince Mohammad Bin Naif Al-Saud, and Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman Al-Saud. He is also scheduled to meet the Governor of Makkah in Jeddah, His Royal Highness Prince Khalid Al-Faisal.
During the visit, the Deputy Prime Minister will visit the 'Mohammad Bin Naif Counseling and Care Center' (Saudi Arabia's deradicalization center) in Riyadh and 'Madinah Knowledge Economic City' in Madinah. The Deputy Prime Minister is also scheduled to meet the Malaysia-Saudi Arabia Business Council (MSBC) in Jeddah and the Malaysian communities (expats and students) in Riyadh and Madinah.
This visit will provide an excellent opportunity for the leaders of Malaysia and Saudi Arabia to discuss various issues of mutual interests particularly in the area of security cooperation.
MINISTRY OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS MALAYSIA
12 OCTOBER 2016