More than 100 events have been lined up for next year’s celebrations to showcase Malaysia’s diverse culture and traditions for Visit Malaysia 2020.
In five days, we will usher in the new year of 2020. It has been an eventful 2019 for the Embassy of Malaysia as we continue to encourage our stakeholders in strengthening bilateral relations between Malaysia and Laos, said Malaysian Ambassador to Laos Mohd Aini Atan told a reception held in Vientiane on Dec 27 to promote Visit Malaysia 2020.
Royal Floria Putrajaya, Rainforest World Music Festival in Sarawak, Kuala Lumpur Fabulous Food Hunt, Malacca River International Festival and many Open House celebrations of different races are among activities planned for the coming year.
2020 will be a busy year for Malaysia. With theme Visit Truly Asia Malaysia 2020, we believe that Malaysia will be able to clatter to every visitor’s interests, said Ambassador Mohd Aini Atan.
Visit Malaysia 2020 will be the 5th edition under the Visit Malaysia tourism campaign. The first was in 1990 which was also launched by the then and current Prime Minister of Malaysia, Tun Dr, Mahathir Mohamad.
Malaysia aims to see 30 million international tourist arrivals in the year 2020 and bring in total tourist receipts of RM 100 billion (US$ 24.1 billion).
Malaysia Technical Cooperation Programme Alumni who have successfully completed their short term training course in Malaysia for the year 2019 also attended the event.
Source: Lao News Agency