The aircraft carrying HSH Prince Albert II and his delegation including Minister of Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of the Principality of Monaco, Isabelle Berro-Amadeï and senior officials from the Principality and its business community, landed at the Bunga Raya Complex of the Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) here at 11:00 local time on Sunday, November 26.
Human Resources Minister V Sivakumar and Malaysian Ambassador to France Datuk Mohd Zamruni Khalid were on hand to receive Prince Albert II and his delegation, thestar.com.my reports.
Upon arrival, Prince Albert II walked pass a guard of honour mounted by 28 officers and members of the First Batallion of the Royal Ranger Regiment (Ceremonial Infantry) led by Captain Amirul Akmal Osman.
While in Malaysia, Prince Albert II is scheduled to launch the Monaco Honorary Consul Office and visit the Islamic Art Museum in Kuala Lumpur.
On Monday, Prince Albert is scheduled to attend a state welcoming ceremony and has an audience with the Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah at Istana Negara.
Al-Sultan Abdullah will also host a state banquet in honour of Prince Albert II and his delegation. In the evening, Prince Albert II is scheduled to attend the Monaco Economic Forum 2023 in Kuala Lumpur.
Before leaving for home on Wednesday, Prince Albert II is also scheduled to visit the Malayan Tiger Conservation Centre and the Kuala Gandah National Elephant Conservation Centre in Pahang.
The visit by Prince Albert II will provide an excellent opportunity for the Principality of Monaco and Malaysia to further strengthen relations between the two countries, with prospects of future collaboration in various fields.
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