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Najib joins Trump, Muslim leaders for Riyadh Summit


  • Nation
  • Sunday, 21 May 2017

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak (C-L) and Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah (C-R) arrive for the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Centre in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. US President Donald Trump is to urge the Islamic world to confront extremism in a highly anticipated speech to dozens of Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia. / AFP PHOTO /

Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak (C-L) and Sultan of Brunei Hassanal Bolkiah (C-R) arrive for the Arabic Islamic American Summit at the King Abdulaziz Conference Centre in Riyadh on May 21, 2017. US President Donald Trump is to urge the Islamic world to confront extremism in a highly anticipated speech to dozens of Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia. / AFP PHOTO /

RIYADH: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak joined US President Donald Trump and more than 50 Muslim leaders for a summit here on Sunday aimed at countering global extremism and terrorism.

Najib arrived at the Arab-Islamic-US Summit, held at the King Abdulaziz International Convention Centre here.

The leaders will address ways of building more robust and effective security partnerships to counter and prevent the growing threat of terrorism and violent extremism around the globe, through the promotion of tolerance and moderation.

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Trump and Najib are among leaders slated to address the summit.

Najib is on a three-day working visit to Saudi Arabia since Saturday. - Bernama
   

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