Lithuania–Malaysia relations

Lithuania–Malaysia relations

Lithuania

Malaysia

Lithuania–Malaysia relations are foreign relations between Lithuania and Malaysia. Lithuania has an honorary consulate in Kuala Lumpur,[1] while Malaysia embassy in Stockholm, Sweden were also accredited to Lithuania.

History

Diplomatic relations between Lithuania and Malaysia were established in 1994,[2] and Malaysia were currently seeking to strength the bilateral relations with Lithuania especially in economic, trade and investment.[3][4][5]

Economic relations

Both countries are seeking to enhance co-operation especially in investments, transport and logistics, food industry, renewable energy and high technologies,[6][7] and there are some Lithuanians who have started a business in Malaysia.[8] Lithuania also invited Malaysian oil and gas company to bid for a contract to supply liquefied natural gas for its Klaipėda LNG FSRU terminal in Port of Klaipėda and other Malaysian companies to expand halal foods in the country.[9][10] In aviation, the country also eyes air cargo from Malaysia.[11]

Education relations

In education, a memorandum of understanding to develop a partnership between the two country universities has been signed between Mykolas Romeris University and Universiti Malaysia Perlis.[12]

References

  1. "Honorary Consulate of Lithuania" (PDF). Honorary Consulate of Lithuania, Kuala Lumpur. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  2. "The President received letters of credence from Malaysian Ambassador". President of the Republic of Lithuania. 9 September 2013. Archived from the original on 25 February 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  3. M. Saraswathi (13 November 2013). "Malaysia keen to strengthen bilateral ties with Lithuania, Romania". Bernama. NAM News Network. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  4. "Malaysia berminat perkukuh hubungan bilateral dengan Lithuania, Romania". Bernama (in Malay). Yahoo! News. 12 November 2013. Archived from the original on 5 March 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  5. "Malaysia berminat perkukuh hubungan bilateral dengan Lithuania, Romania". Bernama (in Malay). Astro Awani. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  6. "PM: we have to encourage Lithuania-Malaysia cooperation". The Baltic Course. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  7. "Lithuania strives for closer economical relations with Malaysia". The Baltic Course. 4 September 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  8. Managing-Ed (23 February 2013). "Lithuanians around the world – Audra Pakalnyte in Malaysia; a Lithuania Tribune exclusive". Lithuanian Tribune. Archived from the original on 25 February 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  9. "Lithuania Invites Petronas to Bid for Klaipeda LNG Supply Contract". LNG World News. 3 September 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  10. "Halal players urged to leverage on Lithuania". Lithuanian Malaysian Business Council. 30 October 2013. Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  11. "Lithuania eyes air cargo from Malaysia". 15 min. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
  12. Karen Chapman (15 December 2013). "Lithuanian uni confers honorary degree to M'sian". The Star. Retrieved 19 February 2014.
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