Speaker: Malaysia attaches great importance to ties with Iran

TEHRAN (FNA)- Speaker of Dewan Rakyat, the lower house of the Malaysian Parliament, Pandikar Amin Mulia underlined his country’s enthusiasm for increasing cooperation with Iran, and said Kuala Lumpur attaches great importance to its relations with Tehran.

Mulia made the remarks in a meeting with Iran’s Ambassador to Kuala Lumpur Mohammad Jalal Firouznia on Wednesday afternoon.

During the meeting, Firouznia submitted message of Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani to Amin Mulia and invited him to participate the 9th meeting of parliament speakers of Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC).

The meeting is due to be held in the Iranian capital on February 18-19, 2014.

Iran and Malaysia share many cultural and social affinities and the ties between the two countries’ people are very close.

Bilateral trade relations between Iran and Malaysia are also on the rise and Tehran and Kuala Lumpur are cooperating on many regional and international issues.

By Fars News Agency

 

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