New Malaysia FM Hishammuddin: Strengthening Malaysia’s ties my main agenda
Malay Mail Tuesday, 10 Mar 2020
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein said he would work towards raising Malaysia’s good name at regional and world levels. — Bernama pic
KUALA LUMPUR, March 10 — Newly minted Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein says his main agenda will be to strengthen Malaysia’s international ties.
With extensive experience under his belt, Hishammuddin said he would work towards raising Malaysia’s good name at regional and world levels.
“Most importantly, as the Foreign Minister, I have no greater agenda than to fully utilise my experience and good relations with foreign leaders to further strengthen Malaysia’s international relations.
“… not only with regional countries but also with more countries around the world,” he said in a statement today.
He stressed that there was a lot to do in achieving that goal and that it would require the cooperation and support of all parties including Wisma Putra staff and officials as well as media practitioners.
Hishammuddin also expressed his gratitude to all those who congratulated him over the appointment, including those on social media. — Bernama
From: MALAY MAIL, MALAYSIA Tuesday, Mar 10, 2020