Tag: Embassy of Denmark Kuala Lumpur

Denmark’s Malaysia ambassador climbed Mount Kinabalu

Diplomats need to see things from above – sense the lay of the land. So on Sunday, June 24, our Ambassador Jesper Vahr, together with Ambassador Postl of Austria and UN Resident Coordinator Priesner, hiked to the top of Mount Kinabalu at 4,095 metres – often described as the highest peak in geographical Southeast Asia,…

Denmark’s new ambassador finally arrived to Malaysia

Denmark’s next Ambassador to Malaysia, Jesper Vahr, has arrived in Malaysia to take up his new post (photographed ere with his wife, Ane). 7 November was his first working day at the Embassy of Denmark in Kuala Lumpur. He is looking forward to a great collaboration with local and international authorities, as well as Danish…

Denmark met with Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia

On 22 May Ambassador to Malaysia, Nicolai Ruge, and Minister Counsellor, Nina Talvela together with Bent Urup from Aqua Partners A/S and Michael Aaman from Veolia met with Ministry of Agriculture Malaysia. They talked about the Danish Malaysian cooperation within agriculture, following the signing of the bilateral agreement MOU and further discussed how to create…

EU Head of Missions visited Johor

The 11 ambassadors to Malaysia of the respective EU countries joined a European Union (EU) Delegation to Malaysia on a trade mission to Johor s17-19 May, led by H. E. Maria Castillo-Fernandez, Ambassador and Head of the EU Delegation to Malaysia. The three-day mission aimed to provide an open platform for dialogue and cooperation between…

Malaysian delegation visited Denmark

In the third week of April 2017 a group of Malaysian governmental officials and business delegates are visiting Denmark to share experiences and knowledge within agriculture. This visit to Denmark builds on the memorandum of understanding (MoU) on agricultural cooperation that was signed in 2016 by the Danish and Malaysian governments. The aim of the…

Eu ambassadors to Malaysia met Minister of Trade & Industry

On 26 april Malaysian Minister of Trade & Industry Mustapa Mohamed and the EU ambassadors took an evening out of their busy schedules to discuss bilateral trade relations. The economic ties between Malaysia and EU are already strong with for instance more than 1000 European companies operating in Malaysia of which 65 are fully registered…

Danish market study visit dairy production Malaysia

27 March – 6 April 2017 the Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur arranged the ‘Cattle trip – or the Market Study Visit: Dairy Production’. The purpose of the trip was to facilitate B2B meetings between the participating six Danish companies and local farmers in Malaysia who currently have challenges with their dairy production. The kick-off…

Danish exhibition and book launched in Malaysia

On 7 March 2017 the Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur celebrated the launch of the Danish exhibition at Serdang Galeri, UPM and the book ‘Cerita laman kehidupan dari] or ‘Stories from the garden of life in Copenhagen‘ written by Dr. Shureen Faris. The exhibition ‘Copenhagen: Create a Better Life for People‘ has three parts. The…

Malaysian Danish Business Council hosted Transparency International

On 28 February 2017 the Malaysian Danish Business Council (MDBC) had the pleasure of hosting yet another Breakfast Dialogue at the Danish Residence. Dr Mohan, Secretary General of Transparency International (TI) Malaysia, gave an interesting presentation about the perception of corruption in Malaysia and on TI’s various anti-corruption initiatives, reports Embassy of Denmark, Kuala Lumpur.…

Danish energy efficiency achievements in Melaka

Danish Energy Efficiency Partners Sdn Bhd. (DEEP) has received the prestigious Melaka Green Awards 2016 and a milestone has been reached in January 2016 as the retrofitting of three out of planned nine buildings in the state of Melaka has been completed. Deep was awarded the Melaka Green Awards for 2016 under the International Collaboration…