WASHINGTON - Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and wife Datin Seri Rosmah Mansor met with Malaysian students and diaspora at a dinner at the Malaysian Embassy here Monday.

Najib and his wife are in Washington DC for a three-day working visit focused on a meeting with President Donald J. Trump scheduled for Tuesday at the White House.

During the function, the prime minister highlighted the current situation in Malaysia and extended his National Day and Malaysia Day greetings.

There are about 28,000 Malaysians living in cities throughout the United States.

Also present were Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Anifah Aman, International Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed, Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rohani Abdul Karim, Malaysian Ambassador to the United States Tan Sri Dr Zulhasnan Rafique and Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa.

Meanwhile, Najib disclosed that his meeting with President Trump would allow him to explain to the United States that Malaysia was determined to become a developed and promising country with lots of opportunities.

He said Malaysia would continue to support the global effort to fight terrorism and at the same time propagate the true image of Islam. – Bernama

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