Courtesy call by H.E. Pam Dunn, High Commissioner of New Zealand to Malaysia

    H.E. Pam Dunn, the High Commissioner of New Zealand to Malaysia, and Dr Sharmila Bernau, deputy head of mission, paid a courtesy call to Prof Dr Faiz Abdullah, Chairman of ISIS Malaysia on 13 April 2023.

    Also in attendance were senior director Alizan Mahadi and senior fellow Thomas Daniel.

    Both Prof Faiz and the high commissioner exchanged notes on bilateral ties between our two nations, as well as current and upcoming activities between the High Commission of New Zealand and ISIS Malaysia, including the 36th Asia Pacific Roundtable, to be held in August 2023, and the Asean-Australia-New Zealand Dialogue (AANZD), a three-day conference to be held in October.

    They also discussed cooperation and partnership between both Malaysia and New Zealand in the Asia Pacific region and in Southeast Asia in particular, focusing on trade agreements and cultural diplomacy. The High Commissioner articulated New Zealand’s specific focus on the strategic challenges of Pacific nation states, particularly from climate change and major power rivalry.

    Date13 April 2023 (Thursday)
    VenueISIS Malaysia
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