History History


Malaysia opened its first Consulate office in Shanghai in December 1999 and was located at Equatorial Hotel, Yan'an Xi Lu.  In July 2001, the Consulate office moved to CITIC Square, No. 1168 Nanjing Xi Lu until September 2008.  At present, Consulate office was located at Unit 01, Block B-9th Floor, Dawning Centre, No. 500 Hongbaoshi Lu, Changning District, Shanghai 201103.

The first Consul General to Shanghai was Mr. Rosli Ismail who served from December 1999 to 24 January 2004.  Second Consul General was Mr. Jamal Hassan who served from April 2005 to July 2007.  From August 2007 until June 2010 was Dato' Azmil Mohd Zabidi. From 1 July 2010 to 21 March 2014, the Consul General was Mr. Hendy Assan. From 29 March 2014 to 14 January 2017, the Consul General was Mr. Tan Yang Thai.  Current Consul General starting from 13 April 2017 is Mr. Hew Tse Hou.

The Consulate General of Malaysia in Shanghai covers the Yangtze Delta - the largest economic region in China, consisting of Shanghai, the largest city in China and the provinces of Anhui, Jiangsu and Zhejiang.  The Yangtze Delta is one of the most populous places in the world and Shanghai is paving the way to help this region's economic prosperity.  We are here to help Malaysian be a part of the most exciting periods of history.