1. Farewell Dr. Spelten 2016 A Farewell to Dr. Wolfram Spelten
  2. ehrgeizige Fussballer European Championship 2016
  3. 25 Years German-Polish Friendship Germany and Poland celebrate 25 Years of Friendship
Farewell Dr. Spelten 2016

A Farewell to Dr. Wolfram Spelten

After three short years as the Counsellor for Economic, Commercial and Environmental Affairs at the German Embassy, Dr. Wolfram Spelten’s posting has come to an end...

ehrgeizige Fussballer

European Championship 2016

As football fever sweeps across Europe, follow “Die Mannschaft” – the German Football Team, with their latest news on facebook...

25 Years German-Polish Friendship

Germany and Poland celebrate 25 Years of Friendship

For 25 years, Poland and Germany have been enjoying the benefits of a landmark treaty on Good-Neighbourliness, Friendship and Cooperation.

Merkel vor dem Bundestag

Government statement on Britain’s decision to leave the European Union

Speaking to the German Bundestag on 28 June, Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her regret at the United Kingdom’s decision to leave the EU, while also making a passionate plea to not forget “our historical responsibility for Europe”. In her government statement on Brexit, the Chancellor laid out a post-referendum road map and declared her confidence that the EU of 27 would be able to cope with the situation.

Electronic Appointment Management System!

Introduction of the Electronic Appointment Management System at the German Embassy Kuala Lumpur.
As of 15 June 2015, appointments for visa applications, passport applications, birth registrations, name declarations and registration of marriage can only be made through the link below.
In all other consular matters you can walk in during opening hours without prior appointment.
In urgent matters (e.g. loss of passport) you may come and visit us without prior appointment as well.

Germany’s New Global Role - Berlin steps up

Over the past two decades, Germany’s global role has undergone a remarkable transformation. Following its peaceful reunifica­tion in 1990, Germany was on track to become an economic giant that had little in the way of foreign policy. Today, however, the country is a major European power that attracts praise and criticism in equal measure. This holds true both for Germany’s response to the recent surge of refugees —it welcomed more than one million people last year—and for its handling of the euro crisis.
(Article contributed by Federal Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, published in "Foreign Affiairs", July/August 2016)

Company visit A. & H. Meyer 2016

“Plug and Play”: Ambassador Michael visits A. & H. Meyer Sdn Bhd

On 30 May 2016, Ambassador Michael visited A. & H. Meyer Sdn Bhd in Shah Alam. He was welcomed by Mr. Horst Meyer, Managing Director of A. & H. Meyer GmbH in Germany, and Mr. Peter Lenhardt, Managing ...

Tenaga 2016

Official German Pavilion at “Tenaga Expo & Forum 2016”

23 May. After the official opening ceremony of the  “ASEAN Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Show 2016” of which “Tenaga Expo & Forum 2016” is a part of, the guest of honour, Deputy Minister of Work...


Genting Hong Kong completes the Purchase of three Shipyards in Germany and puts in an Order for ten Ships

Genting Hong Kong completes the purchase of three shipyards in Germany to form the Lloyd Werft Group and puts in an order for ten ships. Genting Hong Kong Ltd., which is a member of the Malaysian Gent...

Honorary Consul Dato Hans Brenner

The new German Honorary Consul in Penang: Dato' Hans Brenner

With a festive reception at the E & O Hotel in Penang, the German Ambassador H.E. Holger Michael bid farewell to Dato’ Herbert Weiler, who retired after more than 23 years of loyal service as the Germ...

Trenchless 2016

No Dig - The German Pavilion at "Trenchless Asia 2016"

For the first time, an official German Pavilion - hosting twelve German companies - participated at the “Trenchless Asia”, which was held at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre from 9 to 10 May. The co...

Intern Meeting 2016

By Invitation of the Ambassador: German Trainees’ Get-Together

In the evening of 27 April 2016, Ambassador Michael welcomed a group of over 40 young German trainees at his Residence. Also present were Ms. Karin van Thiel, Head of the Consular Section, and Mr. Car...

DAAD Delegation 2016

Visit of the German Delegation on Digital Education to Malaysia

The status und future of "Digital Education" in Malaysia was the focus of a recent three day-visit, from 18 - 21 April, by a high-ranking delegation from Germany, headed by the ‘Stifterverband für die...

The Ambassador

Ambassador Holger Michael

H.E. Holger Michael

New! Federal Foreign Office on Instagram!

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The Federal Foreign Office is now on Instagram! Follow us!

Germany’s OSCE Chairmanship in 2016 – “Renewing dialogue, rebuilding trust, restoring security”

The logo of the German OSCE Chairmanship in 2016

On 1 January 2016 Germany has assumed the Chairmanship of the Organization for Security and Co‑operation in Europe (OSCE) and is therefore be responsible for steering the Organization safely through the stormy tides of crises and challenges in 2016. Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier has presented the details of the Chairmanship’s programme to the 57 OSCE participating States in Vienna on 14 January 2016.

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“Auswärtiges Amt – Auslandsvertretungen weltweit”: the app for finding German missions abroad on all standard mobile devices

App Auswärtiges AMt

Its interactive and informative app provides quick, easy access to the latest information from the FFO.  

Video News from Germany


A picture says more than a thousand words! Watch our specially made videos, containing interesting news and stories from and about Germany.