M’sian student detained in Egypt released: Saifuddin Foreign minister says individual in good condition, will continue studies at Al Azhar University
PUTRAJAYA – A Malaysian student at Al Azhar University who was previously detained by the Egyptian authorities was released yesterday evening.
Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah in a statement tonight said the student is in good condition and will continue his studies at the university.
He said that his ministry had worked closely with its Egyptian counterpart through the Malaysian Embassy in Cairo and the Egyptian Embassy in Kuala Lumpur to ensure the welfare of the student is safeguarded.
“The government of Malaysia also expresses its deepest appreciation to the government of Egypt for its close cooperation in this matter,” he said.
Saifuddin said his ministry constantly pays close attention to the safety and welfare of Malaysians abroad and also advised Malaysians to always be aware of and obey the laws of the country they are in.
source – Bernama