Dr M sets new target of 23 million tourist arrivals


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  • Sunday, 02 Mar 2003

LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad wants to have at least 23 million tourist arrivals yearly, the same number as the country’s population. 

“My own target is one tourist to one Malaysian. We have 23 million people; so we must have least 23 million tourists,” he told a press conference after opening the Langkawi Lagoon Resort here yesterday. 

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