Cuba–Malaysia relations

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Cuba–Malaysia relations
Map indicating locations of Cuba and Malaysia



Cuba–Malaysia relations refers to bilateral foreign relations between Cuba and Malaysia. Diplomatic relations were established on 6 February 1975, Cuba opened its embassy in Kuala Lumpur on 1997, while Malaysia opened its representation in Havana on February, 2001.[1] Both are the members of Group of 77, Non-Aligned Movement and United Nations.[2]

Economic relations[edit]

Both countries cooperate in the area of biotechnology in the field of research and production of vaccines.[3] The Cuban government has provide a scholarships for Malaysian students to pursue their medical studies and humanities in Cuba.[3]


Malaysians who visited Cuba up to 3 months are not required to obtain travel visas.[4]

Further reading[edit]


  1. ^ "Malaysia-Cuba Bilateral Relations in brief". Embassy of Cuba in Malaysia. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  2. ^ "Malaysia, Cuba to celebrate 35 years of diplomatic relations". The Borneo Post. 8 January 2010. Retrieved 13 November 2012. 
  3. ^ a b "Amplia colaboración entre Malasia y Cuba" (in Spanish). Opciones. 13 September 2013. Retrieved 10 May 2014. 
  4. ^ "Consular Section in Malaysia". Embassy of Cuba in Malaysia. Retrieved 2012-11-13.