The Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia, Yang Bahagia Dato’ Sri Anifah Hj. Aman made a diplomatic visit to Ireland in March 2012. This is the first visit to Ireland by a Malaysian Foreign Minister and the first for Yang Bahagia Dato Sri Anifah since he was appointed as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia in April 2009.
Yang Bahagia Dato’ Sri Anifah’s arrival was met by Minister Eamonn Gilmore, Tanaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade of Ireland.
In conjunction with Yang Bahagia’s visit, His Excellency Dato’ Ramli Naam, Ambassador of Malaysia to Ireland with officials of the Embassy hosted a dinner reception. Vincent Teo, Crowleys DFK Director and Executive Council Member of the Ireland Malaysia Association, addressed the gathering and met afterwards with Yang Bahagia Dato’ Sri Anifah Aman. Their discussion centred on strategies and actions to promote bi-lateral business relations between the two countries.