TOURIST AR­RIVALS UP 3.7%

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

PORT DICK­SON: As of June, tourist ar­rivals showed a 3.7% in­crease to 13.03 mil­lion from 12.56 mil­lion over the same pe­riod last year. Tourism and Cul­ture Min­is­ter Datuk Seri Nazri Ab­dul Aziz said tourist ar­rivals had in­creased although the bud­get al­lo­cated to the min­istry had de­creased. “This fig­ure can rise to 7% de­spite the re­duced bud­get and the tourism sec­tor re­quir­ing a big al­lo­ca­tion to pro­mote it,” he said. – Ber­nama

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