On the 8th of September, Malaysian premier travel exhibition “Matta Fair” had an official opening of the booth dedicated to Russia tourism.
“Matta Fair” tourism and travel exhibition is taking place in Kuala Lumpur twice a year, attracting about 80000 visitors. With assistance of tourist platform “Truly Russia”, “ATC Air Service” and “Fun Sabah Tour” companies, Russian booth was introduced in Malaysia for the first time.
During an opening ceremony, the Ambassador of Russia to Malaysia H.E. Valery N. Yermolov gave a short speech about Russia as a unique travel destination, mentioned about its amazing sceneries and nature, and welcomed everyone to visit Russia one day to explore its cultural aspect as well. Afterwards, First Secretary, Consul Pavel A. Seskanov briefed the audience on Russian visa and application process, while the Head of Representative Office of Rossotrudnichestvo Dr. Ayrat Akhmetov answered the question about culture and traditions in Russia.
In a past few years, Russia became a new attractive destination for many tourist and businessmen around the world. Every year, the number of Malaysian tourists, travelling to the most popular Russian destinations, is growing as well.