President Rouhani leaves for Malaysia

ISNA – President of the Islamic Republic of Iran left Tehran on Tuesday morning for Kuala Lumpur at the official invitation of the Prime Minister of Malaysia to attend the Muslim leaders’ summit.

President Hassan Rouhani was seen off at the airport by First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri, Advisor to the Supreme Leader in International Affairs Ali Akbar Velayati and a number of ministers.

Kuala Lumpur Summit 2019 is being held 18-21 December with 400 figures, including 250 world leaders and authorities, as well as intellectuals from 52 countries in the Malaysian capital.

The participants will discuss the most important challenges facing Islamic countries and issues affecting the Muslim world.

While in Malaysia, President Rouhani is going to address the leaders and officials attending the Kuala Lumpur Summit and explain the regional and international policies of the Islamic Republic of Iran, as well as meeting with a number of the leaders and officials participating the meeting with focus on bilateral, regional and international fields of interest.

Meeting with Iranians in Malaysia will be President Rouhani’s another programme for the visit to the Muslim country.

At the end of his three-day visit to Malaysia, President Rouhani will depart for Tokyo at the official invitation of the Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzō.