ASEAN Centre in MGIMO-University the MFA of Russia


Roundtable in Kuala Lumpur

Roundtable in Kuala Lumpur


On the 4th of October 2013, a roundtable session for Russian and Malaysian business representatives was held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This was organised by the Russia-Malaysia Business Council (headed by Vladimir Sautov).

During the roundtable session, the issue of developing economic cooperation between Russia and Malaysia was discussed. Russian Ambassador to Malaysia Liudmila Vorobieva took part in the discussions.

On the eve of the 5th World Chinese Economic Forum in Kuala Lumpur, a book entitled Mahathir bin Mohamad on the Contemporary World, sponsored by the Business Council, was launched. The book is a record of an interview with the famous Malaysian politician, conducted by the Director of the Institute of Far Eastern Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences Vitaly Naumkin, and translated into four languges – English, Russian, Malay and Arabic.