To boost tourism industry, MOTAC and Brunei solidify cooperation


KUALA LUMPUR, JUNE 23 — To boost the tourism and culture industry players, Malaysia and Brunei will double up their cooperation to explore potential developments.

From the both co-operation between the two nations, support and assistance explorations are also in the card.

The details will be discussed with Culture, Youth and Sports Minister of Brunei Mejar General(B) Dato Paduka Seri Haji Aminuddin Ihsan bin Pehin Orang Kaya Saiful Mulok Dato Seri Paduka Haji Abidin in coming days.

This was told by the minister from Brunei when he phoned MOTAC Minister Dato’ Sri Hajah Nancy Shukri and extended his condolences for her mother’s passing away last Thursday.

Nancy exemplified that Asia Traditional Orchestra (ATO) 2020 once organised by MOTAC’s International Cultural Relation division with the partnership of Asia Cultural Center (ACC) Gwanju in Korea via a digital platform.

“The main idea to organise the event was to strengthen cultural exchange co-operation and to uplift the arts, traditional shows at the international level.”

“The program was done in conjunction with the 60 years of diplomatic relations between Malaysia and Republic of Korea,” said Nancy in a statement.

In addition, the phone conversation also touched on the COVID-19 Immunisation Program where both leaders shared common talking points to give priority for the youths to achieve the herd immunity level which would give confidence to the public and inform the world that both nations will be ready to receive tourists when they are ready to open the borders.

Additionally, Nancy told her counterpart that it is important as the nearest neighbour country could jointly control the safety and adhere to the health safety to protect the people of both nations.

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