Trump’s top official to pay visit to Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR: Rex Tillerson (pic) will be the first senior official of the Trump administration to visit Malaysia.

From Saturday to Aug 9, the US Secretary of State will be in the Philippines, then Thailand and Malaysia.

A US State Department statement said Tillerson’s visit here was to discuss ways to strengthen US- Malaysia ties.

“In Kuala Lumpur, he will meet officials to discuss strengthening cooperation on a range of issues in the 60th year of US-Malaysia bilateral relations,” it read.

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