Lithuania–Malaysia relations


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.

Lithuania–Malaysia relations

Lithuania

Malaysia

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]

See also


References


  1. "Honorary Consulate of Lithuania" (PDF). Honorary Consulate of Lithuania, Kuala Lumpur. Retrieved 19 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. M. Saraswathi (13 November 2013). "Malaysia keen to strengthen bilateral ties with Lithuania, Romania". Bernama. NAM News Network. Retrieved 19 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  5. "Malaysia berminat perkukuh hubungan bilateral dengan Lithuania, Romania". Bernama (in Malay). Astro Awani. 12 November 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  6. "PM: we have to encourage Lithuania-Malaysia cooperation". The Baltic Course. 10 December 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. "Lithuania strives for closer economical relations with Malaysia". The Baltic Course. 4 September 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  9. "Lithuania Invites Petronas to Bid for Klaipeda LNG Supply Contract". LNG World News. 3 September 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  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. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  11. "Lithuania eyes air cargo from Malaysia". 15 min. 29 August 2013. Retrieved 19 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  12. Karen Chapman (15 December 2013). "Lithuanian uni confers honorary degree to M'sian". The Star. Retrieved 19 February 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)