Australia now 2020 will celebrate our links with Malaysia!
The announcement was made during a meeting between the Australian and Malaysian Foreign Ministers in Sydney on 29 November.
In welcoming Malaysian Foreign Minister the Hon Dato’ Saifuddin Abdullah on his first visit to our shores as Foreign Minister, the Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs, Senator the Hon Marise Payne, said that she was very proud to announce Malaysia as the 2020 focus country for Australia’s flagship public diplomacy program.
A highlight of the visit was the signing of a bilateral film co-production agreement between our two countries to promote creative and commercial exchange between our screen industries.
The exciting year-long program will celebrate our bilateral partnership, showcase Australian creativity and innovation to Malaysian audiences, and tie in with Malaysia’s own Visit Malaysia 2020 tourism campaign.
Australia now Malaysia 2020 looks like it’s already promising to deliver an impressive line-up of talent.