Budget 2021: Medical tourism receives RM35mil allocation

A magnetic resonance imaging machine or MRI at a hospital in Johor. Malaysia's healthcare tourism will get RM35mil to boost the industry in 2021. — Bernama RA

The healthcare tourism sector has the potential to be the country’s new investment, said Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Tengku Abdul Aziz.

Budget 2021 has allocated RM35mil to the Malaysia Healthcare Tourism Council (MHTC) to promote the country’s healthcare tourism industry, up from RM25mil last year.

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