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Malaysia to open to foreign tourists by 2022

12.11.2021 121 просмотров

Malaysian authorities intend to open borders to tourists no later than January 2022.


The Malaysian authorities intend to open the borders to foreign tourists no later than January next year. Muhyiddin Yassin, Chairman of the Malaysian National Recovery Council, told reporters on Thursday.

next year, ”the Malaysha Kini news portal quotes him as saying. “This move is aimed at boosting the tourism sector, which cannot recover due to closed borders,” he added.

The country’s borders have remained closed since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, but the government has already announced that from In November, the resort island of Langkawi opens for all vaccinated tourists.

Currently, the vaccination rate of the adult population of Malaysia has reached 95%, among adolescents over 12 years old, this figure is 75%. The state vaccination program uses drugs manufactured by Pfizer and BioNTech, as well as AstraZeneca and Sinovac. At the end of last month, Minister of HealthKhairy Jamaluddinannounced that the government intends to procure a drug from Pfizer and BioNTech that will be used to vaccinate children aged 5 to 12.

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