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EMBASSY OF MALAYSIA, MANILA
HISTORY OF THE EMBASSY

 

The official diplomatic representation in the Republic of the Philippines by Malaysia as a sovereign state was established on 18 May 1964. Initially, it was only a Consulate and was later upgraded to a full Embassy in 1966. 

 

The first Chancery building was set up in a residential area along Roxas Boulevard. The Chancery was later moved to various premises around Metro Manila before it was finally transferred to a 7-storey building at 107 Tordesillas Street, Salcedo Village, Makati City after the Government of Malaysia bought the building in 1985.

 

The current Chancery building was officially opened on 11 April 1985 by then Minister of Foreign Affairs, Y.M Tengku Ahmad Rithaudeen. The Chancery building’s construction which started on August 1982 and completed in June 1984. It was designed by a Filipino architect and was decorated by a Malaysian firm.

 

 


Last updated on 15 July 2012