Taiwan a friendly stop for Muslims

The Star
2 March 2017

KUALA LUMPUR: Taiwan’s bustling night markets, mouth-watering food and iconic

Choice destination: Giving Taiwan due credit at the press conference in Kuala Lumpur are (from left) MATTA chief executive officer Phua Tai Neng, Taiwan Tourism Bureau Kuala Lumpur director Tony Wu and Hamzah.

Taipei 101 tower have long made it a favourite destination for non-Muslims in Malay-sia, particularly the Chinese community.

Muslims may have been deterred from visiting Taiwan in the past, viewing the country as not Muslim-friendly. But Taiwan is working hard towards shaking off that perception.

Malaysian Association of Tour and Travel Agents (MATTA) president Datuk Hamzah Rahmat said all the necessary facilities such as halal food and prayer rooms in public places were now easily available there.

“Muslim travellers to Taiwan need not worry about food, as at least 93 hotels and restaurants in Taiwan have halal certification.    [FULL  STORY]

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