JEDDAH: Malaysians in Saudi Arabia have been asked to help the government to rebuild the country following the change in the government after the general election in May 2018.
Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail said they could do so in their own capacity to provide constructive input so that more effective policies could be introduced.
“Rebuilding the country after all that had happened is not easy, but it is possible.
“We have to fix the situation, but at the same time continue reviving our economic growth which will benefit the people,” she said in her speech at the breaking-of-fast event with the Malaysian diaspora here on Thursday.
Dr Wan Azizah said they could also become the country’s ‘ambassador’ in disseminating correct information on Malaysia to the people in Saudi Arabia.
Also present were PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim Foreign Minister Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah.
Dr Wan Azizah is leading the Malaysian delegation at the 14th Session of the Islamic Summit Conference (OIC Summit) themed “Makkah Al-Mukarramah Summit: Hand in Hand towards the Future”, here today.
The summit will deliberate on the OIC Ten Year Plan of Action 2016-2025, with the objective of addressing the diverse challenges facing the ummah. – Bernama