Azerbaijan - Malaysia Relations
Recognition of Independence of the Republic of Azerbaijan
December 31, 1991
Establishment of Diplomatic Relations
April 5, 1993
High-level reciprocal visits and bilateral meetings
13-14 December 2000
President of Azerbaijan Heydar Aliyev met Prime Minister of Malaysia Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad during the 7th Summit of the Organization of Islamic Conference (currently, Organization of Islamic Cooperation – OIC) held in Casablanca, Morocco on 13-14 December 1994. Views on improvement of bilateral relations were exchanged during that meeting. In the meeting, general satisfaction was expressed over the cooperation between the two states under the framework of UN and OIC, and development prospects on various fields were discussed.
27-30 June, 2000
Deputy Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Khalaf Khalafov participated at the 27th Conference of OIC Foreign Ministers held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
01-03 April, 2002
Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Vilayat Quliyev participated at the Extraordinary Meeting of OIC Foreign Ministers on Struggle against Terrorism held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
16-17 October, 2003
Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Vilayat Quliyev participated at the 10th Summit of OIC Heads of State and Government held in Putrajaya, Malaysia.
18-20 February, 2006
Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met Malaysian Foreign Minister Tan Sri Syed Hamid bin Syed Jaafar Albar during the 2006 U.S.-Islamic World Forum held in Doha, Qatar.
16-18 March, 2006
Foreign Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Mammadyarov paid an official visit to Malaysia. During his visit E.Mammadyarov met Malaysian Foreign Minister Tan Sri Syed Hamid bin Syed Jaafar Albar and Tuan Haji Mohd Zarif Mohd Zaman, Senior Director (Privatization section) of the Economic Planning Unit of the Department of the Prime Minister of Malaysia.
19-21 June 2006
Malaysian Foreign Minister Tan Sri Syed Hamid bin Syed Jaafar Albar participated at the 33rd OIC Foreign Ministers Conference held in Baku, Azerbaijan. During his visit he met Azerbaijan's Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov.
02-04 August, 2006
Prime Minister of Azerbaijan Artur Rasizade participated at the Emergency OIC Summit in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
28-30 August, 2006
Namiq Askerov, Head of Anticcoruption Department, Prosecutor General's Office, led Azerbaijani delegation at the First OIC Anti-Corruption and Integrity Enhancement Forum held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
09-12 September, 2006
Malaysian Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan bin Tengku Mansor participated at the 5th Conference of OIC Tourism Ministers held in Baku, Azerbaijan.
14-17 February, 2007
Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department of Malaysia, paid an official visit to Azerbaijan. In the course of the visit, Mohamed Nazri Aziz held meetings with Ogtay Asadov, Chairman of the National Assembly (Milli Mejlis) and Prime Minister Artur Rasizade.
17-19 May, 2008
Azerbaijan's Communications and Information Technologies Minister Ali Abbasov participated at the 16th World Congress on Information Technologies and UN-GAID Strategy Council Meeting held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
06-08 October, 2008
Malaysian Higher Education Minister Dato Seri Mohamed Khaled Nourdin participated at the 4th Islamic Conference of Higher Education and Scientific Research (ICMHESR-4) in Baku, Azerbaijan.
Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia held the 1st Malaysian Education Fair in Baku, Azerbaijan.
02-04 December, 2008
Kamaladdin Heydarov, Minister of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan, attended the 3rd Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During his visit K. Heydarov met Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department of Malaysia.
21-24 May, 2009
Education Minister of Azerbaijan Misir Mardanov paid a visit to Malaysia. During his visit he met Malaysian Higher Education Minister Dato Seri Mohamed Khaled Nourdin.
31 October -02 November, 2009
Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia held the 2nd Malaysian Education Fair in Baku, Azerbaijan.
09-10 March, 2010
Kamaladdin Heydarov, Minister of Emergency Situations of Azerbaijan, paid an official visit to Malaysia. During his visit K. Heydarov met Malaysia's Deputy Foreign Minister Datuk Lee Chee Leong, Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Datuk Seri Noh bin Omar and Vice President of Petroliam Nasional Berhad (PETRONAS).
11-13 October, 2010
Hijran Huseynova, Head of State Committee for Family, Women and Children Problems of Azerbaijan, visited Kuala Lumpur participating in the Summit of First Ladies.
19-21 October, 2010
Deputy Education Minister of Azerbaijan Elmar Gasimov participated at the Fifth Session of the Ministerial Conference of Higher Education held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. During his visit he met Malaysian Higher Education Minister Dato Seri Mohamed Khaled Nourdin.
Asaf Hajiyev, Head of Azerbaijani-Malaysian Interparliamentary Working Group, paid a visit to Malaysia.
Group of Azerbaijan mayors made a business trip to Kuala Lumpur for exchange of city management experience.
02-03 March, 2012
Former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad paid a visit to Azerbaijan to participate in the 3rd Think Tanks Forum of OIC Member States. In the course of the visit, Mahathir Mohamad met President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, Prime Minister Artur Rasizade, Chief of Staff Presidential Administration Ramiz Mehdiyev and he had a joint meeting with several ministers and high officials.
22-23 June, 2012
Dato’ Seri Shahidan Kassim, a member of Supreme Council of United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) visited Azerbaijan aiming to attend the International Conference of Asian Political Parties.
27 June-01 July, 2012
Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz, Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department, led a Malaysian delegation visited Azerbaijan. During his visit Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz held meetings with the Chairman of the National Assembly (Milli Mejlis) Ogtay Asadov, Defence Minister Safar Abiyev and Emergency Situations Minister Kamaladdin Heydarov.
03-08 October, 2012
Delegation led by Fikrat Mammadov, Azerbaijani Minister of Justice, paid a visit to Malaysia in order to participate in the 6th Annual Conference and Annual General Meeting of the International Association of Anti-Corruption Authorities (IAACA) held in Kuala Lumpur.
04-05 October, 2012
Dato’ Ku Jafaar, Director of the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations of Malaysia and Datuk Hasnul Hassan, Director of BERNAMA National News Agency participated in the 2nd Baku International Humanitarian Forum.
05-08 November, 2012
Chairman of the National Assembly (Milli Mejlis) Ogtay Asadov paid an official visit to Malaysia. During his visit Oqtay Asadov met with Prime Minister Dato' Sri Haji Mohammad Najib bin Tun Haji Abdul Razak, Speaker of the lower house (Dewan Rakyat) of the Parliament, President of the Senate (Dewan Negara) Tan Sri Abu Zahar bin Dato' Nika Ujang, Former Malaysian Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir bin Mohamad and Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Dato’ Seri Mohamed Nazri Aziz.
21-24 November, 2012
Delegation led by Dato Seri Shahidan bin Kassim, Special Adviser to the Prime Minister and Member of Supreme Council of the United Malay National Organisation (UMNO), Dr. Chua Soi Lek, President of Malaysian Chinese Association (MCA) and Hon. Mustafa Ali, Secretary General of Pan Malaysian Islamic Party (Parti Islam SeMalaysia, PAS) participated in the 7th General Assembly of the International Conference of Asian Political parties (ICAPP) held in Baku.
23-26 November, 2012
Delegation led by the Executive Director of Azerbaijan’s State Oil Fund (SOFAZ) Mr. Shahmar Movsumov visited Malaysia.
26-29 November, 2012
Azerbaijan’s MPs from Yeni Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Malakhat Ibraghimqizi and Sevinj Huseynova participated in the 3rd International forum held by the UMNO Party and the 63rd congress of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) held in Kuala Lumpur.
02 December, 2012
MasKargo CEO Mohd Yunus bin Idris visited Azerbaijan. During a visit it was announced that MasKargo will use Baku’s Heydar Aliyev International Airport as its main transit hub.
23-26 April, 2013
Johari Basri, Director of the Department of Occupational Safety and Health of Malaysian Ministry of Human Resources and Aminuddin Bin Ab Rahaman, Director of Labour Department participated in the 2nd Session of the OIC Labour Conference held in Baku.
29 May – 1 June, 2013
Dato’ Ku Jafaar, Director of the Institute of Diplomacy and Foreign Relations of Malaysia and Kamar Oniah Binti Kamaruzaman, Vice Rector of the International Islamic University Malaysia participated in the 2nd World Forum on Intercultural Dialogue held in Baku.
10-11 June, 2013
Delegation led by Dato Sri Anifah bin Haji Aman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia paid a working visit to Azerbaijan. During a visit the delegation was received by H.E. Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, as well as Elmar Mammadyarov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Azerbaijan.
12-15 August, 2013
Datuk Seri Shahidan Kassim, Minister in the Prime Minister's Department participated in the 2nd Meeting of the International Conference of Asian Political Parties’ (ICAPP) Youth Wing held in Baku.
25-27 November, 2013
Emil Majidov, advisor to the Azerbaijan’s Education Minister visited Malaysia.
01-05 December, 2013
Chairman of Azerbaijan`s Central Election Commission Mazahir Panahov attended the 7th International Electoral Affairs Symposium held Kuala Lumpur.
01-08 December, 2013
Professor Emeritus Datin Paduk Siti Zuraina Bt Abdul Majid, Heritage Commissioner at the National Heritage Department of Malaysia participated in the 8th Session of the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage held in Baku
02-05 December, 2013
Azerbaijan’s MP from Yeni Azerbaijan Party (YAP) Malakhat Ibraghimqizi and chairperson of the YAP Women Council Nurlana Aliyeva participated in the 4th International forum held by the UMNO Party and the 64th Congress of the United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) held in Kuala Lumpur.
31 March, 2014
Malaysian Embassy in Azerbaijan has started its duties. Harris Bin Alwi has been appointed as Charge d’Affairs.
14-17 April, 2014
14th “Defence Service Asia – DSA 2014” international exhibition and conference was held in Kuala Lumpur. For the first time Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Defence Industry participated in this exhibition and displayed 132 defence related items. Delegation led by Azerbaijan’s Defence Industry Minister Yavar Jamalov met with Malaysian Defence Minister Dato’ Seri Hishammuddin Bin Tun Hussein as well as other officials from various countries. During the DSA-2014 the upcoming Azerbaijan Defence Exhibition-2014 (ADEX) was advertized among the exhibitors.
27-29 May, 2014
Delegation led by the president of the Malaysia’s National Oil Company PETRONAS Tan Sri Dato’ Shamsul Azhar Abbas visited Azerbaijan and met with the officials from SOCAR.
5-8 June, 2014
elegation led by Dato Sri Anifah bin Haji Aman, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia paid an official visit to Azerbaijan. During a visit the delegation met with Speaker of Parliament, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of Emergency Situations.
17-18 June, 2014
Malaysian Human Resources Ministry Secretary General’s Deputy Mohd Sahar bin Darusman participated in the meeting of the Steering Committee of Ministers of Labour of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) held in Baku in accordance with the decision of the Second Conference of Ministers of Labor, Employment and Social Security of the OIC.
30 June - 1 July, 2014
Delegation of Malaysian Anticorruption Commission participated at the conference on international standards and national experiences in the fight against corruption held in Baku.
Trade Turnover between Azerbaijan and Malaysia 2013 (9 monthes)(million USD)
International trade balance
Embassy of Malaysia in Turkey, accredited in Azerbaijan
Ambassador: Dato’ Saipul Anuar Abd. Muin
Address: Ankara, Gaziosmanpasha, Mahatma Gandi Cad.58
Tel: +90 (312) 4463547/48
Fax: +90 (312) 4464130