US Secretary of State Antony Blinken pays a two-day visit to Malaysia
Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken of the United States of America (US) landed in Malaysia on Tuesday evening to begin a two-day working visit to the country.
Around 10.30 p.m., the special aircraft transporting Blinken and his 39-member entourage touched down at the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) base in Subang.
The Chief of Protocol of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Datuk Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah, the Undersecretary of the Americas division, Wan Aznainizam Yusri Wan Abdul Rashid, as well as the US ambassador to Malaysia, Brian McFeeters, were all there to extend their greetings.
Kuala Lumpur is the second destination of Blinken’s three-country tour of South-east Asia. Prior to landing in Malaysia, he spent the previous day in the Indonesian city of Jakarta. He is due to continue his journey to Bangkok, Thailand, according to his itinerary.