Malaysia and Thailand agree to promote tourism sectors in Phuket, Langkawi –PM Anwar


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Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim met Thailand Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin at Phuket Island, Tuesday.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia and Thailand will be promoting the tourism sectors in Phuket, Langkawi and other areas in the north of Peninsular Malaysia following the drastic increase in the number of Malaysian tourists in Thailand.

Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said, in his casual meeting with Prime Minister of Thailand, Srettha Thavisin in Phuket on Tuesday, both parties have stated the preparedness to promote tourism in the two islands.

“Besides that we have also agreed to immediately implement the Jalan Sadao-Bukit Kayu Hitam Project together with the Sungai Golok Bridge- Rantau Panjang Project.

“Both of us have agreed to develop the south Thailand territory and North Peninsular more aggressively and subsequently will ensure the economic spill over and prosperity of the people in the two territories,” Anwar said in his Facebook post here today.

The prime minister also stressed that a special committee at the highest level between the two countries will report the progress of the projects and matters that have been agreed upon in the middle of next month.

Anwar who is also the Finance Minister said, he had the opportunity to touch on the ongoing floods in Malaysia with Sretta.
“Insya Allah tomorrow (Thursday) I will go to Kelantan to see the situations that are increasingly worrying there. I hope Allah will immediately lift the disaster,” Anwar said. –Malaysia World News


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