Nearly 800,000 people have been displaced in Mozambique since armed groups, some affiliated with Islamic State militants, began launching attacks in the region.
Hamzah Zainudin also pans UNHCR over its cardholders, saying there is no enforcement.
The Malaysian government has been condemning xenophobia at international fora and should do the same in the country.
Inisiatif Malaysia untuk menganggotai UNHRC bagi penggal 2022-2024 secara rasmi diumumkan pada Disember tahun lalu.
The foreign minister says he cannot comment on rumours.
Anti-refugee soundbites from ministry might deal a blow to Wisma Putra’s bid for UN rights council seat
There are concerns about Malaysia's diplomatic image as well as its treatment of refugees as seen in recent events involving foreign workers and migrants.
Dasar-dasar dalam negeri Malaysia perlu seiring dengan aspirasi dasar diplomatik luar negara selain meneruskan dasar-dasar kemanusiaan terhadap pelarian.
The boat apparently left southern Bangladesh about 10 days ago but its exact whereabouts are now uncertain.