Malaysia reinstates visa on arrival for India, China


The Government has relaxed visa restrictions for tourists from India and China in conjunction with Visit Malaysia Year 2014 next year. 
Home Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said Indian and Chinese tourists will be granted the visa-on-arrival (VoA) facility, but only for those who enter Malaysia through a third country. Currently, India and China passport holders are required to apply for a visa for travel to Malaysia.

“But we will not compromise if there are those who come to cause social problems or do not return (to their home country),” Dr Ahmad Zahid said at the Immigration Day gathering here on Tuesday. Malaysia had in 2010 scrapped the VoA facility offered to visitors from eight countries, including China and India, due to abuse.

Read the full report here, The Star


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