A two-day travel fair aimed at reviving the tourism industry kicked off on Saturday at the World Trade Centre (WTC) in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The regular event organized by the Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) had to be postponed after COVID-19 epidemic outbreak in the country.
Various countries set up stalls at the fair to provide information and offer travel and vacation packages.
After a 21-month hiatus due to the pandemic, the fair is back for the 49th time, with regional countries South Korea, Taiwan, the Philippines, and Japan represented.
Turkey was the only non-regional country represented in the show, according to the Turkish Embassy in Malaysia, and it was a source of great pride.
East Malaysian State President Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Hajiji bin Noor and Minister of Interior Datuk Seri Panglima Sr. Haji Safar Bin Untog, as well as Turkey’s Ambassador to Malaysia Merve Safa Kavakci, paid a visit to the Turkey booth.
The Malaysian officials were given…