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Department of Museums targets 1 million visitors to visit its 22 museums

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Department of Museums targets 1 million visitors to visit its 22 museums

Museums have the pull to function vital public sights that may be developed additional to assist promote Malaysian tradition and increase the nation’s tourism trade.

Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister, Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri, mentioned this yr the Department of Museums Malaysia (JMM) is aiming to entice one million visitors to visit its 22 museums throughout the nation.

Though museums have recorded a lower in whole visitors, she is assured that they are going to be in a position to meet the goal.

“I’m assured and consider that these exhibitions can serve to enhance the potential of museums as one of the principle contributors to the nation’s financial restoration efforts,” mentioned Nancy on the latest opening ceremony of the Textile Motif and Pattern (*22*) Exhibition on the National Textile Museum in KL.

This yr, her ministry is giving precedence to the implementation of the National Tourism Policy 2020-2030 and the National Culture Policy (DAKEN) to assist speed up the nationwide financial restoration.

These two insurance policies may also make sure that all events within the tourism, artwork and tradition chain can add worth to current expertise and abilities.

Nancy additionally mentioned that the brand new exhibition on the National Textile Museum symbolises the distinctiveness and wonder of Malay tradition.”These motifs additionally play an vital function in reflecting the id of a nation, which might differentiate our nation’s textile handicrafts from these of neighbouring international locations.

“Such an exhibition is predicted to open the minds of the group, particularly the youthful technology, to recognise and perceive the variety, symbolism, and philosophy of conventional motifs within the native textile artwork world that now we have inherited,” she added. – Bernama



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