Malaysia joined the IsDB in August 1974. Its capital subscription stands at ID 823.1 million (1.63% of IsDB total subscribed capital). The first IsDB operation was approved in 1977 and the last operation in March 2017.
The population of Malaysia is 32.1 million (2017) and has an area of about 330 thousand square kilometers. Malaysia boasts one of South East Asia's most vibrant economies, mainly due to the fruit of decades of industrial growth and political stability. Consisting of two regions separated by some 640 miles of the South China Sea, Malaysia is a multi-ethnic, multi-religious federation of 13 states and three federal territories.