Malaysian student at Al Azhar University held by Egyptian authorities – Saifuddin
KUALA LUMPUR,. A Malaysian student at Al Azhar University has been detained by Egyptian authorities, said Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah.
Following the arrest, the Malaysian Embassy in Cairo is in close contact with the Egyptian authorities to obtain further information on the case, Saifuddin said in a statement on Sunday night.
“The Foreign Ministry will continue to monitor the development of the case via the Malaysian Embassy in Cairo and will provide appropriate consular assistance to the student in question,” the statement added.