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Malaysian Prime Minister is in Mecca to discuss the situation in the Islamic world

The Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Hussain Ibrahim Taha, held a meeting today in Mecca with the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Anwar Ibrahim.

 

The Prime Minister of Malaysia, Anwar Ibrahim, is making an official visit to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, which is the first of its kind.

 

The meeting discussed the situation in the Islamic world and the issues on the agenda of the OIC.

 

Among the most prominent issues discussed was the issue of Palestine, the situation in Afghanistan, the plight of the Rohingya Muslims, and the fight against Islamophobia.

 

The meeting also discussed prospects for cooperation between the OIC and Malaysia in various fields.

The Secretary-General commended the excellent level of relations between the OIC and Malaysia.

 

He also expressed his appreciation for Malaysia’s active role in the Organization of Islamic Cooperation and its various contributions to joint Islamic action.

 

Who is Anwar bin Ibrahim?

 

He is an Islamic Malaysian politician who has served as the 10th Prime Minister of Malaysia since November 2022.

Anwar served as the 12th and 16th Leader of the Opposition from August 2008 to March 2015 and again from May 2020 to November 2022.

He has also served as Minister of Finance from March 1991 to September 1998 and again since December 2022.

and 2nd Chairman of the Pakatan Harapan (PH) coalition since May 2020, 2nd.

He also served as Deputy Prime Minister under former Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad from 1982 until his removal in 1998.

He is the first prime minister to appoint two deputy prime ministers.

 

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