13.1 million tourists last year


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  • Sunday, 05 Jan 2003

KUALA LUMPUR:Tourist arrivals to Malaysia last year was estimated at 13.1 million and this figure is expected to grow as the world flocks to the country to witness first-hand its diverse culture and arts. 

While most have attributed the astounding figure to the promotion by the Culture, Arts and Tourism Ministry, its Minister, Datuk Paduka Abdul Kadir Sheikh Fadzir said the arrivals have been boosted by Malaysia's rich culture and arts. 

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