PM arrives home from working visits to New York, Abu Dhabi


Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob delivering Malaysia’s National Statement in Bahasa Melayu at the 77th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) - Filepic

SEPANG: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob arrived back in Malaysia on Thursday (Sept 29) night after completing his working visits to New York and Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE).

The plane carrying the Prime Minister and his delegation arrived at the Bunga Raya Complex, Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) at about 10.30pm.

The Prime Minister spent four days each in New York and the UAE.

He was welcomed by hundreds present at KLIA, who lauded him for his historic speech in the national language at the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York.

Among those present were the staff of the Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka along with representatives of the Malaysian National Writers Association (Pena) who held up several placards including one that read: "Ismail Sabri a National Hero who Dignified the National Language on the World Stage".

At the UNGA which brought together more than 150 world leaders, Ismail Sabri delivered the national statement entirely in Bahasa Melayu - the first time a Malaysian leader had done so at the world’s largest diplomatic gathering.

He also touched on various international issues including the conflicts in Ukraine, Myanmar and Palestine, as well as food security and climate change.- Bernama

Article type: free
User access status:
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Ismail Sabri Yaakob , visit , arrival , UNGA

   

Next In Nation

Malaysia to temporarily import chicken eggs to address shortage
Tuan Ibrahim is Opposition leader in Pahang state assembly
Property agent loses RM7mil to Macau scam
Melaka Education Dept official dies after car crashes into tree
Muhyiddin’s brother passes away
State Wildlife Dept stretched in manpower
Youth and Sports Minister welcome to visit Sarawak to carry out programmes, says state counterpart
Saifuddin says will leave it to cops to probe Kedah MB’s statement over money politics
Five nabbed for taking World Cup bets in Klang
Anwar: Don’t call me ‘papa’

Others Also Read