PM And His Malaysian Counterpart Discuss Incidents Of Insulting The Holy Qur’an And Disgraceful Acts That Incite Spread Of Hatred And Extremism
Baghdad / NINA / -Prime Minister Muhammad Al-Sudani discussed with his Malaysian counterpart, Anwar Ibrahim, incidents of insulting the Holy Qur’an, and disgraceful acts that incite the spread of hatred and extremism of this kind.
A statement from his media office stated that Al-Sudani met at his residence in New York, yesterday evening, Thursday, with the Prime Minister of Malaysia, on the sidelines of his participation in the 78th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
During the meeting, according to the statement, they discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation and expanding exchange at various levels and fields, for the benefit of the two friendly countries.
They also discussed the incidents of insulting the Holy Qur’an, and disgraceful acts that incite the spread of hatred and extremism of this kind, and considered these insults to be far from freedom of expression and represent a blatant assault on Muslim beliefs that must be confronted.
The Prime Minister praised the distinguished Malaysian experience, the performance of Malaysian companies and their reputation in the development sectors, stressing the availability of great opportunities in Iraq in the field of infrastructure construction and strengthening economic partnership in addition to other vital fields.
Al-Sudani stressed, according to the statement, Iraq's desire to develop communication with friendly countries, since the Development Road Project constitutes an effective and available space for investment, calling on Malaysian companies to contribute to the many projects provided by the Development Road Project.
For his part, the Malaysian Prime Minister expressed his appreciation for Iraq's effective role in the heart of the Islamic world, in addition to the economic importance it represents in the Middle East and the global energy market, extending an invitation to the PM al-Sudani to visit Malaysia, for further discussions and consolidation of bilateral relations between the two friendly countries./ End