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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim departing Istana Negara after his swearing-in ceremony as the nation’s 10th premier, in Kuala Lumpur on November 24, 2022. — Picture by BERNAMA

PM Anwar looks forward to further elevate Malaysia-Philippines ties

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 — With long-standing personal and diplomatic interactions, Malaysia’s Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said he looked forward to working closely with Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr to further elevate Malaysia-Philippines bilateral ties.

In his tweet, Anwar said Malaysia and the Philippines have always enjoyed strong cooperation in bilateral, regional and multilateral forums.

A poster shared by Philippine President Ferdinand “Bongbong” Marcos Jr congratulating Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim’s appointment as Malaysia’s 10th Prime Minister, on November 25, 2022. — Picture via FACEBOOK/OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT

Anwar, 75, took the oath of office as the 10th Prime Minister before the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at the Istana Negara here on Thursday.

Marcos had earlier tweeted a congratulatory message to Anwar over the latter’s appointment as Malaysia’s 10th Prime Minister.

“I would like to congratulate my good friend @anwaribrahim for his election as Prime Minister of Malaysia. I look forward to the stability that his leadership will provide Malaysia and the region,” he said.

— Bernama

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