Mahathir Mohamad and Moon Jae-in Press Conference
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – BT : President of South Korea Moon Jae-in (L) and Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad (R) speak to the press members during a joint press conference at Putrajaya in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on March 13, 2019. President of South Korea Moon Jae-in is on a three-day official visit to Malaysia.
Both leaders will also be witnessing the signing of four Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) involving the industrial cooperation related to the Fourth Industrial Revolution (Industry 4.0), cooperation in the field of transportation, cooperation in the development of Smart City in Malaysia, as well as cooperation in the sector of halal industry. A Joint Press Statement will ensue at the end of the bilateral meeting.
President Moon will be the first Head of State to be hosted by His Majesty the Yang di-Pertuan Agong XVI since His ascension to the throne on 31 January 2019. The last state visit by the President of the Republic of Korea to Malaysia was that of President Lee Myung-bak, from 9 – 10 December 2010, for the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and the Republic of Korea.