On Monday, Bernama reported the Malaysian foreign ministry or Wisma Putra as saying that failures in coordination had resulted within the prime minister being pressured to wait for passport and immigration clearance within the arrival corridor at Dubai International Airport.
It additionally reported that there was no safety protection or motorcade for the prime minister when he arrived in Dubai on Mar 29.
The prime minister and his entourage had been visiting the UAE from Mar 29 to Mar 31, the place he attended the closing ceremony of the Malaysia Pavilion on the Dubai Expo, in addition to an appreciation ceremony for the officers and workers of the pavilion.
Following the incident, Wisma Putra had recalled Malaysia’s ambassador to the UAE and its consul-general in Dubai.
According to Wisma Putra, the 2 diplomats didn’t inform the foreign ministry in regards to the World Government Summit through the Dubai Expo. Otherwise, preparations might have been made for the prime minister to ship a speech there.