Malaysia is set to implement visa exemptions for Chinese tourists, according to Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. The policy, which is expected to provide visa-free travel for certain days, aims to attract and increase the number of Chinese tourists visiting Malaysia.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has instructed the Ministry of Home Affairs to prepare a report on the policy. The move comes after a remarkable influx of 178,150 Chinese tourists in the first quarter of 2023, which breathed new life into Malaysia's travel sector. I
n addition to Chinese tourists, the Prime Minister also mentioned that visa-free facilities should be provided for Indian tourists. The Ministry of Interior will prepare the relevant report for specific measures. The anticipated introduction of visa exemptions is expected to positively impact Malaysia's tourism industry, drawing in more visitors from China and India.
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