Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia

07/10/2024 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/10/2024 09:28

OFFICIAL VISIT BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SURINAME TO MALAYSIA 10-13 JULY 2024

OFFICIAL VISIT BY THE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS, INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS AND INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION OF THE REPUBLIC OF SURINAME TO MALAYSIA 10-13 JULY 2024

Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Business and International Cooperation of the Republic of Suriname Albert R. Ramdin will be undertaking an official visit to Malaysia from 10 to 13 July 2024. This will be his first visit to Malaysia as Foreign Minister since assuming the role in July 2020.

During the visit, Minister Ramdin is scheduled to have a bilateral meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs Dato' Seri Utama Haji Mohamad bin Haji Hasan. Both Foreign Ministers are expected to explore avenues of cooperation in the oil and gas sector, agriculture industry, finance, as well as in capacity building initiatives.

Minister Ramdin will also meet with Deputy Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry Liew Chin Tong and engage with Malaysian agencies and multinational companies, including Malaysia Agricultural Research and Development Institute (MARDI), PETRONAS, Maybank, Khazanah Nasional and DRB-HICOM Defence Technologies (DEFTECH).

In 2023, total trade between Malaysia and the Republic of Suriname was valued at RM49.33 million (USD10.82 million), an increase of 30.9 per cent from RM36.36 million (USD8.26 million) recorded in 2022.

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10 July 2024