Tourism Ministry planning strategies to help industry tackle Wuhan virus

PUTRAJAYA (Feb 4): The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (MOTAC) today held its first Tourism Recovery Action Committee meeting to discuss its planned strategies in light of the novel coronavirus outbreak.

In a statement today, MOTAC said these short- and long-term strategies are set to help Malaysians and industry players face this problem, while ensuring that the sector remains strong and convenient, it said.

"We believe that these strategies could boost tourist arrivals in Malaysia from countries other than China, and ensure the industry's stability in the long term," it said.

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