PM Mahathir meets Erdogan in bid to further strengthen ties

The one on one meeting with Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan took place yesterday at the Presidential Palace as part of the 4 day official visit of the Malaysian PM to strengthen bilateral ties with Ankara.

International relations, Defense, investments and trades are the key issues that were addressed by the two nations.

Malaysian Ambassador to Turkey Datuk Abd Razak Abdul Wahab hinted that defence would like be heavily discussed along with trade.

PM Mahathir will also pay a visit to Turkish Aerospace Industries to get a better look on their aviation industry. The company is also involved in the military aircraft exports and unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV). The official visit of PM Mahathir to Turkey, which is at the invitation of the President Erdogan further solidifies ties Malaysia as the largest trading partner among the ASEAN countries.

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