About The City

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur (KL), the capital city of Malaysia, is like a melting pot of all the wonderful cultures that make up Asia. As the capital of Malaysia, it epitomises the nation's slogan "simply Asia". From art to history food, one's senses are embraced by the city's dynamic surroundings.

The city is a kaleidoscope of fascinating sights and sounds, with all the buzz of a modern city, yet rich in culture and heritage. You will find some stunning contrasts in this city, on one end of the spectrum there is the modern PETRONAS Twin Towers and there are numerous pre-war heritage buildings, which reflect Kuala Lumpur's rich past which blends nicely with the modern architecture.

Today, 1.6 million people from all walks of life call Kuala Lumpur home while the surroundings area is home to an estimated 7 million people with diverse ethnic mix of Malay, Chinese, Indian and indigenous cultures. English is widely spoken and the city boasts a comprehensive transportation network that makes getting around hassle-free.

Kuala Lumpur serve as a hub for cultural, financial, economic and education for the Southeast Asia Region. With massive investment in venues, transportation and technological infrastructure over the last two decades, Kuala Lumpur is fast becoming a popular destination for major events and conventions.

 

Welcome To Malaysia

For over 600 years, Malaysia has occupied a special place in the heart of the business world. Sitting at the nexus of major trade routes, it has been enticing travellers to gather from Europe, the Middle East, Africa and every nation across Asia. Today, Malaysia enjoys an important market position, situated between two of the world’s economic giants, i.e. India and China. It is a key player in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), whose nations’ population totalled more than 600 million. Along with India and China, this region makes up 45% of the world’s population.

The country is now a role model for the developing world with a growing diversity of industry sectors, thanks to the government’s Economic Transformation Programme whose goal is for Malaysia to achieve developed nation status by year 2020. Substantial investments in infrastructure, research, education and urban development have created a vibrant and dynamic economy. Key industry sectors include automotive, chemical, commerce & finance, education, electronics & electrical, furniture, infrastructure construction, ‘halal’ food product development, oil & gas, Islamic finance, medical science, palm oil, renewable energy, rubber, science, textile, timber and many more.

Malaysia is well-served by international airlines, modern airports, road and rail transportation as well as a first-class internet and telecommunications infrastructure that facilitate the conduct of businesses from all over the globe.

As one of the most vibrant countries in Southeast Asia, Malaysia offers many advantages as a world class destination. First and foremost, Malaysia is an easy place to stage international conventions since English is widely spoken yet it is multilingual. Malaysia is a multiracial country with mixtures of Malay, Chinese, Indian, Middle Eastern and Western cultures, thus it can cater well for a diversity of food, language and cultural needs.

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