New business traveller visa for M’sia
This was announced at the Budget speech delivered by the Prime Minister last week. “Currently, multinational companies are increasingly setting up regional offices in Malaysia, which requires their skilled personnel to travel frequently to Malaysia. It is important, therefore, to facilitate their entry into the country,” he said.
Abdullah Badawi also announced improvements to the multiple entry visas for Indian and Chinese nationals. Currently,such visas can only be applied in the country of origin He said from January 2008, Indian and Chinese nationals can apply for MEVs in the country where they are residing or working. “Initially, this facility will be made available in international financial centres, such as New York, London, Hong Kong and Singapore,” he said.