The Governor received Mr Edi Mahmud, Consul General of Malaysia. Mr Mahmud will soon finish his time in Perth and return to Malaysia.
Mr Mahmud commenced his role as Consul-General in July 2018. Mr Mahmud has served as a Malaysian diplomat for more than 18 years including as the Charge d’Affaires ad interim to Fiji (2013-2015), the First Secretary to Vietnam (2009-2010) and the Second Secretary / Charge d’Affaires ad interim to Yemen (2004-2009).
Western Australia and Malaysia maintain a robust relationship with strong economic and people-to-people ties. Malaysia is Western Australia’s 2nd largest market for international visitors and 3rd largest market for international students.