Mohamad Sabu to represent Malaysia at Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi’s funeral — PM Anwar

KUALA LUMPUR — Agriculture and Food Security Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu (picture) will represent Malaysia at the funeral of President Ebrahim Raisi.

Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim informed this after he had contacted Iran’s interim president Mohammad Mokhber today.

Anwar also expressed his condolences to the leader over the passing of Raisi and the country’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian in a helicopter crash on May 19.

“I informed that Malaysia will send a senior minister (Mohamad Sabu) to Iran to attend the funeral of the late President Raisi.

“I also recalled my two meetings with the late President Ebrahim Raisi and Hossein Amir-Abdollahian last year in New York and Riyadh, and I assured Mokhber that Malaysia will continue the commitments made to Iran under the late President’s leadership,” Anwar said in a Facebook post today. — BERNAMA / pic TMR FILE