Malaysia drafting stimulus for tourism, retail and aviation after virus outbreak


  • Economy
  • Tuesday, 11 Feb 2020

Malaysia is crafting a stimulus package for tourism, retail and aviation industries due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said on Tuesday after a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is crafting a stimulus package for tourism, retail and aviation industries due to the coronavirus outbreak, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said on Tuesday after a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

"Today's meeting discussed specifically the impact of the 2019 novel coronavirus outbreak on the country's economic growth," the ministry said in a statement.

"Among the sectors identified are the services sectors such as the tourism, retail and aviation industries." - Reuters


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