PM leaves for Phnom Penh to attend Asean Summit

  • Nation
  • Saturday, 17 Nov 2012

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak is leading a Malaysian delegation to the 21st Asean Summit and Related Summits in Phnom Penh.

Najib and his wife, Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor, left in a special aircraft at 7.45pm from Kompleks Bunga Raya, KL Internatioal Airport, here.

The delegation includes Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman and International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed.

They were greeted on arrival by Cambodian Information Minister Khieu Kannarith.

At the three-day meeting, beginning Sunday, Najib is expected to highlight, among others, the Global Movement of Moderates, South China Sea and Palestinian issues.

He will have a very tight schedule with the eight related summits - Asean Leaders' Meeting with Asean Business Advisory Council, 15th Asean-Japan Summit, 15th Asean-Republic of Korea Summit, Asean Plus Three Commemorative Summit, 10th Asean-India Summit, 15th Asean-China Summit, 4th Asean-US Leaders' Meeting and 7th East Asia Summit.

Najib is scheduled to meet Chinese premier Wen Jiabao, Myanmar President Thien Sein and Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on the sidelines of the summit. - Bernama

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