|Malaysian High Commission, Colombo||Maldivian Embassy, Kuala Lumpur|
|High Commisssioner Tan Yang Thai||Ambassador Mohamed Fahmy Hassan|
Malaysia–Maldives relations (Malay: Hubungan Malaysia–Maldives; Jawi: هوبوڠن مليسيا–مالديۏس) refers to bilateral foreign relations between the two countries, Malaysia and the Maldives. Malaysia's high commission in Colombo, Sri Lanka is also accredited to the Maldives, and Maldives has a high commission in Kuala Lumpur.
|Malaysia||Republic of Maldives|
|Coat of Arms|
|Area||330,803 km2 (127,724 sq mi)||298 km2 (115 sq mi)|
|Population Density||92/km2 (240/sq mi)||1,102.5/km2 (2,855/sq mi)|
|Largest City||Kuala Lumpur – 1,768,000||Malé – 133,412|
|Government||Federal parliamentary elective constitutional monarchy||Unitary presidential constitutional republic|
|Established||31 August 1957 (Independence from the British Empire proclaimed for the Federation of Malaya)
16 September 1963 (Proclamation of Malaysia)
|26 July 1965 (Independence from the British Empire proclaimed for the Republic of Maldives)|
|Predecessor States||Portuguese Colonial Period (1511–1641)
Portuguese Malacca (1511–1641)
Dutch Colonial Period (1641–1825)
Dutch Malacca (1641–1795; 1818–1825)
British Colonial Period (1771–1946)
Straits Settlements (1826–1946)
Federated Malay States (1895–1946)
Unfederated Malay States (1909–1946)
Raj of Sarawak (1841–1946)
Crown Colony of Labuan (1848–1946)
British North Borneo (1881–1946)
Japanese Occupation Period (1942–1945)
Occupied Malaya (1942–1945)
Occupied British Borneo (1942–1945)
Si Rat Malai (1943–1945)
Interim Military Period (1945–1946)
Military Administration of Malaya (1945–1946)
Military Administration of Borneo (1945–1946)
Self–Government Period (1946–1963)
Malayan Union (1946–1948)
Federation of Malaya (1948–1963)
Crown Colony of North Borneo (1946–1963)
Crown Colony of Sarawak (1946–1963)
Federation Period (1963–present)
Federation of Malaysia (1963–present)
|Medieval Kingdom Period (1153–1965)|
Sultanate of Maldives
Western Colonial Period (1558–1965)
Protectorate of Maldives (1887–1965)
Post–war and Independence Period (1965–present)
Republic of Maldives (1965–present)
|First Leader||Abdul Rahman of Negeri Sembilan (Monarch)
Tunku Abdul Rahman (Prime Minister)
|Ibrahim Nasir (President)|
|Head of State||Monarch: Abdullah|| President: Ibrahim Mohamed Solih|
Vice-President: Faisal Naseem
|Head of Government||Prime Minister: Mahathir Mohamad||none|
|Deputy Head of Government||Deputy Prime Minister: Wan Azizah Wan Ismail||none|
|Legislature||Parliament (Bicameral)||Parliament (Unicameral)|
President: S. Vigneswaran
Speaker: Qasim Ibrahim
|Lower House||House of Representatives
Speaker: Mohamad Ariff Md Yusof
Chief Justice: Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat
Chief Justice: Ahmed Faiz
|GDP (nominal)||$800.169 billion ($25,833 per capita)||$3.578 billion ($9,948 per capita)|
Both countries were once part of the British Empire and the relations between the two countries has been established since 1968. Malaysia has been one of the important partners for Maldives who has made many contributions to the development of Maldives. In 1983, Maldives has co-sponsored and participated jointly with Malaysia in the establishment of the International Islamic University of Malaysia. Both countries also signed an agreement on economic and technical co-operation on the next year. While in 1994 and 2012, an agreement on air services and legal co-operation activities are also signed. In 2013, Mohammed Waheed who is the President of Maldives has visited the former Prime Minister of Malaysia Mahathir Mohamad to enhance the bilateral relations of both countries.
Malaysia is one of main import partners for Maldives, and many Maldivian students were studied in Malaysia. One of Malaysia's Airline carriers, Air Asia has interested to propose commence flights to Maldives. Beside that, Maldives also participated at the World Islamic Tourism Mart in Malaysia to improve their tourism industry.
- "Maldives & Malaysia". Maldives High Commission – Malaysia. Archived from the original on 8 February 2014. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "High Commission in Malaysia". Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Maldives. Archived from the original on 4 September 2015. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "BILATERAL RELATIONS". Maldives High Commission – Malaysia. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- Nazran Mohd Sham (30 November 2012). "MEMORANDUM SIGNED BETWEEN MALAYSIA AND THE REPUBLIC OF MALDIVES ON LEGAL COOPERATION ACTIVITIES". Malaysia's Attorney General's Chambers. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "President meets with former Prime Minister of Malaysia Dr Mahathir Mohamed". The President's Office, Maldives. 1 January 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "Maldives Major Trade Partners". Bridgat. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "More Maldives Students To Study In Malaysia". Miadhu. 21 May 2010. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "Malaysia's Air Asia proposes to commence flights to Maldives". Sun.mv. 18 June 2013. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
- "Maldives participates at WITM - Malaysia". Visit Maldives. 3 June 2012. Retrieved 27 January 2014.