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Johari to lead Malaysian delegation on working visit to Egypt, Türkiye

KUALA LUMPUR (May 26): Plantation and Commodities Minister Datuk Seri Johari Abdul Ghani will lead a Malaysian delegation to Egypt and Türkiye for a working visit from May 27 to June 1, 2024.

He is also scheduled to officiate the Malaysian Palm Oil Forum Egypt 2024 in Cairo on May 28.

In a statement on Sunday, the Plantation and Commodities Ministry said the annual forum, organised by the Malaysian Palm Oil Council, (MPOC) seeks to explore the growth potential for palm oil in the North African region.

In his keynote address at the forum, Johari is expected to highlight the increasing global demand for cooking oil and its derivatives, as well as Malaysia’s commitment to sustainable palm oil production. 

In addition, he will meet Egypt’s Minister of Trade and Industry and Minister of Supply and Internal Trade to strengthen bilateral cooperation between the two countries. He will also meet business leaders in the palm oil industry.

Subsequently, Johari will visit Türkiye, where he is scheduled to meet the country’s Minister of Trade on May 31. The objective is to strengthen collaboration and identify new business opportunities between Malaysia and Türkiye in the palm oil sector .

“Türkiye is an important destination for Malaysian palm oil exports, making this meeting particularly significant for Malaysia,” the ministry said.