Russia and Malaysia appointed a committee on economic, scientific-technological and cultural cooperation


The First Deputy Minister of economic development of the Russian Federation Alexey Likhachev and Minister for Foreign Affairs of Malaysia Anifah Aman in the presence of the Chairman of the Government of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev and Prime Minister of Malaysia Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur signed an agreement on establishing a Joint Rissian-Malaysian Committee for economic, scientific-technological and cultural cooperation.

The work of the Committee will provide new momentum for the bilateral relations and activate Russia and Malaysia interaction in the sphere of trade, economics and investment, as well as a range of other sectors, among which the Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak highlighted education, science and technology in the cosmic research sphere.

Authorized bodies, responsible for performance of the Agreement are as follows: on behalf of the Russian Party - Ministry for Economic Development of the Russian Federation, on behalf of the Malaysian Party - Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia.