Winston Peters, New Zealand’s DPM, pays PM Anwar a courtesy call

PUTRAJAYA – Winston Peters, New Zealand’s Deputy Premier and Minister of Foreign Affairs on a 4-day working trip to Malaysia, has paid a courtesy visit to Prime Minister Datuk seri Anwar.

Peters arrived in Perdana Putra at 5pm, Friday (7th June), which is the home of the Prime Minister’s Office.

Malaysia is Peters second stop in his South-East Asian Tour after Vietnam. This trip demonstrates New Zealand’s policy to prioritise cooperation with an area that is rapidly developing.

Peters and his team arrived in Malaysia in a commercial aircraft that landed in Kuala Lumpur International Airport around 5.30pm, Thursday (6 June).

Malaysia and New Zealand have maintained strong and stable diplomatic relations since Sept 25, 1957.

In 2022, Malaysia will welcome 18,238 New Zealanders. Over 17,000 Malaysians also reside in New Zealand.

Malaysia is New Zealand’s second largest trading partner in the Pacific region. The total volume of trade between the two countries reached RM6.32bil ($1.42bil US) by June 2023.

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