KUALA LUMPUR, 29 JANUARY 2019 – Earlier today Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airports signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Joint International Development Tourism Programme (JITDP) in a signing ceremony held at Sama-Sama Hotel, KL International Airport (KLIA).
YB Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi, the Minister of Tourism Malaysia, and YB Dato’ Kamarudin Jaffar, Deputy Minister of Transportation, witnessed the ceremony as Datuk Musa Hj Yusof, Director General of Tourism Malaysia, and YM Raja Azmi Raja Nazuddin, Group Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airports, represented both agencies.
The MOU looks into possible cooperation between the two parties especially in the area of international tourism promotion. Among the initiatives planned are airlines collaboration, the operation of inaugural and charter flights, as well as high-yield niche tourism promotion. The ceremony marks a refreshed commitment between Tourism Malaysia and Malaysia Airports, having secured a similar successful programme in 2018.