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Malaysia–Qatar relations


Malaysia–Qatar relations

Malaysia–Qatar relations
Map indicating locations of Malaysia and Qatar



Malaysia–Qatar relations are foreign relations between Malaysia and Qatar. Malaysia has an embassy in Doha,[1] and Qatar has an embassy in Kuala Lumpur.[2]

Economic relations

The relations between the two countries are mainly in the economic relations.[3] In 2011, both countries has announced an US$2 billion joint investment fund and the signing of co-operation agreements in the fields of tourism and higher education.[4] Many Malaysians companies also had secured a total of 25 projects in Qatar.[5] While in 2013, the Qatar Airways plans to expand its services into Malaysia by working with the Malaysia Airlines.[6] Qatar also has expressed its interest on the local aviation industry in one of the Malaysian state, Sarawak along with the investments in energy, industry and halal production.[7][8]

Further reading

  • Malaysian King Receives Credentials of Qatar's Ambassador Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Qatar


  1. ^ "Official Website of Embassy of Malaysia, Doha".  
  2. ^ "Embassy of Qatar in Kuala Lumpur". Embassy Vietnam. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Najib, Emir witnesses Malaysia-Qatar bilateral trade agreement". 20 May 2009. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  4. ^ "Qatar and Malaysia set up fund". Qatar Financial Centre. December 2011. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  5. ^ "Malaysia hails cordial relations with Qatar". The Peninsula. 17 September 2012. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  6. ^ B.K. Sidhu (30 October 2013). "Qatar Airways plans to expand Malaysian services".  
  7. ^ Arno Maierbrugger (13 March 2013). "UAE, Qatar step up Malaysia investment". Investvine. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
  8. ^ Arno Maierbrugger (7 March 2013). "Qatar set to invest in Sarawak halal hub". Investvine. Retrieved 16 January 2014. 
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