Doraemon for Visit M'sia just somebody's suggestion, says Tourism Minister

KUALA LUMPUR: The statement by National Art Gallery chairman Datuk Rashidi Hasbullah that characters from Japanese anime Doraemon be used to promote Visit Malaysia 2020 was just a personal view, says Tourism, Arts, and Culture Minister Datuk Mohamaddin Ketapi.

"I never approved any promotional materials involving animated characters from Japan, and they have never been part of our promotion campaign," he said in a statement on Wednesday (April 24), after local animators criticised the idea.

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