No agents appointed for grant applications, says Tourism Ministry


PUTRAJAYA: The Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry has not appointed any individual or organisation as an agent in applying for the Tourism, Arts and Culture Matching Grant (GPPSB).

The ministry clarified this in a statement on Wednesday (Aug 10) in light of information received that there were individuals claiming to have been appointed as agents for grant applications under the ministry.

The ministry said that eligible parties could apply directly for GPPSB in accordance with the conditions set through the address of: Urus Setia Geran Padanan Pelancongan, Seni dan Budaya, Lembaga Penggalakan Pelacongan Malaysia (Tourism Malaysia), Bahagian Perancangan Strategik, Aras 2, No.2, Menara 1, Jalan P5/6, Presint 5, 62200 Putrajaya.

According to the statement, interested parties could also make an application via email to gspsb@tourism.gov.my.

GPPSB is a government initiative through the ministry to encourage the industry players from various sectors and backgrounds in organising high-impact tourism, arts and cultural events this year to re-instate Malaysia as a top tourism destination.

GPPSB is divided into two, namely, the Tourism Sector Matching Grant (GSSP) and Cultural Sector Matching Grant (GSSK) with a total budget of RM50 million, aimed at invigorating and revitalising the tourism and culture sectors that have been affected by the Covid-19 pandemic.

More information on the two grants can be found at www.motac.gov.my and www.tourism.gov.my. - Bernama

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