Lim Lip Eng urges visa-free travel for Chinese, Indian tourists

KUALA LUMPUR: In order to increase the number of Chinese and Indian tourists coming to Malaysia, Kepong MP Lim Lip Eng urged the government to care fully consider providing visa-free to tourists from both countries.

The Malaysia’s tourism industry is trailing behind neighbouring countries such as Thailand, Singapore and Philippines. The tourist arrivals for ASEAN countries have recorded positive growth in 2017, with 7.8% increase for Thailand, 6.2% for Singapore and 11% for Philippines.