KUALA LUMPUR: The Fujian-Malaysia Tourism Promotion Centre, which is set up here, is a symbol of the strong bilateral relations between China and Malaysia that has been established for a long time.
Tourism Malaysia chairman Wee Choo Keong said the centre, being the first ever to be established outside of Fujian by the Fujian Provincial Tourism Bureau, was a crucial step to further boost tourism.
“I believe this two-way mutual relationship will certainly benefit both nations and this will eventually generate a large amount of income to our country,” Wee said after the opening ceremony of the Fujian-Malaysia Tourism Promotion Centre.
Also present was deputy director of Fujian Provincial Tourism Bureau Chen Yi Hui.
Fujian, which is located on the south-east coast of China and has a population of 34 million people, is famous among tourists for its luscious mountains and crystal clear shallow streams.
“The Fujian promotion centre counter will help Malaysia further boost its tourism economy as China is currently the third largest country in terms of tourist arrival to Malaysia,” stressed Wee.
“We hope to have more provinces from China setting up their promotion centre as it will