Official name
MALAYSIA
Form of government
Constitutional monarchy
Capital
Kuala Lumpur
Head of State
Sultan Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri'ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah Ibni Almarhum Sultan Haji Ahmad Shah Al-Musta'in Billah
Prime Minister
Dato ’Sri Ismail Sabri bin Yaakob
Minister of Foreign Affairs
Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah
Date of establishment of bilateral relations
1967

Political relations

Political relations between Serbia and Malaysia are underdeveloped, with a tendency to improve. In 2008, Malaysia recognized Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence. Malaysia has an Embassy in Belgrade.

There was no exchange of visits at the highest level between Serbia and Malaysia, and the last high-level visit was made in September 2011, when the then Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia A. Aman participated in the Ministerial Meeting of the Non-Aligned Movement in Belgrade. On that occasion, he met with the then Serbian President B. Tadić and the then Minister of Foreign Affairs V. Jeremić.

 

Economic relations

Trade between Serbia and Malaysia during 2020 amounted to 55.69 million euros (3.32 million of Serbian exports), while trade in 2019 amounted to 55.32 million euros, of which Serbian exports amounted to 2.61 million euros.

 

Bilateral agreements

  • SFRY - Malaysia Trade Agreement, signed on 26 June 1969; (The Official Gazette No. 50/1971, Appendix)
  • Agreement on economic and technical cooperation with Malaysia, signed on 8 September 1972; (The Official Gazette No. 49/1974, Appendix)
  • Exchange of notes between FR Yugoslavia and Malaysia on the re-establishment of diplomatic relations, signed on 23 January 2003.

 

Contact information

Link of the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia covering Malaysia on a residential or non-residential basis: http://www.jakarta.mfa.gov.rs/cir.

Link of the Embassy of Malaysia covering Republic of Serbia on a residential or non-residential basis: https://www.kln.gov.my/web/srb_belgrade/homede/

Competent political department:

Department for Asia, Australia and Pacific (DAAP); tel. 00 381 (0)11 30 68 345; e-mail: odazap@mfa.rs.