History History

The Embassy of Malaysia in Tokyo was established in January 1958 in Otowa, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo. The Embassy was re-located to Aobadai, Meguro-ku, Tokyo in 1966 and later on moved to the present address at 20-16 Nanpeidai-Cho, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo in November 1968.
In 1989, the Government of Malaysia has approved the construction of the present Embassy Complex. The Complex consists of a Chancery and an Official Residence of the Ambassador. The construction of the Embassy Complex took three years to complete and it was inaugurated by YAB Prime Minister Tun Dr. Mahathir Mohamad on 24 December 1991.
 

No.

List of Ambassadors

Term of service

1.

H.E. Dr. Lee Tiang Keng

1958-1961

2.

H.E. Dato’ Syed Sheh Shahabuddin

1961-1964

3.

H.E. YM Tan Sri Tengku Indera Petra 

ibni Almarhum Sultan Ibrahim

1964-1967

4.

H.E. Tan Sri Zaiton Ibrahim

1967-1968

5.

H.E. Dato Hussein Mohamed Osman

1969-1972

6.

H.E. YM Raja Tan Sri Aznam Raja Ahmad

1972-1975

7.

H.E. Tan Sri Lim Taik Choon

1975-1981

8.

H.E. Datuk Jamaluddin Abu Bakar

1981-1986

9.

H.E. Tan Sri Datuk Ahmad Kamil Jaafar

1986-1989

10.

H.E. Tan Sri Datuk Muhammad Khatib Abdul Hamid

1989-1999

11.

H.E. Tan Sri Datuk Marzuki Mohammad Noor

1999-2006

12.

H.E. Tan Sri Dato’ Mohd Radzi Abdul Rahman

2006-2009

13.

H.E. Datuk Shaharuddin Md Som

2009-2014

14.

H.E. Dato’ Ahmad Izlan Idris

2015-2018

15.

H.E. Dato’ Kennedy Jawan

Since January 2019