Malaysia to host world Islamic tourism conference

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KUALA LUMPUR – Malaysia will host the inaugural World Islamic Tourism Conference and Expo 2008 here in October this year, a local newspaper reported on Thursday.

The forum will include participants from 57 countries of the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC) and provide a platform for Islamic tourism industry players to strengthen cooperation and forge closer economic ties, The Star said.

Tourism Malaysia director-general Mirza Mohammad Taiyab said that immense tourism business potentials could be tapped from this huge Islamic market at the four-day event scheduled for October 8-11.  

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