On the 14th of September, the Ambassador of the Russian Federation to Malaysia H.E. Valery N. Yermolov paid an official visit to the Minister of Tourism, Art and Culture Mohammadin Ketapi.
During the meeting, two parties discussed the development of Russian – Malaysian cultural and humanitarian relations, including assistance in bringing Russian creative groups to Malaysia as well as cultural exchange between two nations.
An official invitation to the VII Saint-Petersburg International Cultural Forum, taking place from 15 to 17 of November this year, was given to Mr. Ketapi by the Minister of Culture for Russia Vladimir Medinsky. Mr. Ketapi was honoured to accept the invitation.
The meeting was also attended by the Head of Representative Office of Rossotrudnichestvo in Malaysia Dr. Ayrat Akhmetov.