Warning or Travel Advisory for Malaysians visiting Myanmar SEA Games

Myanmar SEA Games: Malaysian Embassy To Issue Travel Advisory

From Farhanah Azmi. YANGON (Myanmar), Sept 28 (Bernama) — The Malaysian Embassy in Myanmar will issue a travel advisory for Malaysians visiting Myanmar for the 27th SEA Games which will be held from Dec 11-22.

Ambassador Dr Ahmad Faisal Muhamad said advisory was necessary as:

  1. Myanmar was not a tourist-friendly nation
  2. They must carry United States dollars
  3. The notes must in good condition
  4. “Security will be boostedVisitors must comply with all laws and respect the culture of the country
  5. “Visitors must also only head for venues for the SEA Games
  6. as not all places can be visited,


Ambassador Dr Ahmad Faisal Muhamad said advisory was necessary as Myanmar was not a tourist-friendly nation.

“It will be uploaded on the embassy’s Facebook site soon,” he told a press conference after hosting a dinner for a Malaysian media delegation on a pre-SEA Games visit to Myanmar, here yesterday.

He said Malaysians planning to go to Myanmar must obtain a visa from the Myanmar Embassy in Kuala Lumpur.

They must carry United States dollars as other currencies are not accepted here. The notes must in good condition. Not all commercial outlets will accept credit cards,” he said.

On the SAE Games, Ahmad Faisal said the embassy to date had not been briefed by the Myanmar SEA Games Organising Committee on preparations for the event.

“Security will be boosted especially at the venues of the sports events by the Myanmar government during the SEA Games. Visitors must comply with all laws and respect the culture of the country,” he said.

“Visitors must also only head for venues for the SEA Games, namely Yangon, Nay Pyi Taw, Mandalay and Ngwe Saung as not all places can be visited,” he said.

A total 33 sports which offer 460 gold medals will be contested at the Games.

BERNAMA

NOTE:

  1. There is no proper prayer places like suraus and Masjids at Nay Pyidaw.
  2. There is widespread Islamophobia in Myanmar
  3. There is a widespread Hate Speeches preaching by monks in Myanmar
  4. There is a generalized Hatred on all Muslims
  5. There is a feeling of hatred animosity on OIC Muslim countries
  6. There is an animosity on Muslim ASEAN countries.
  7. There is a widespread hatred on Malaysia by the Myanmar Illegal Immigrants who were arrested, punished and deported. They have the hatred especially for Malaysian Police, Immigration, RELA and some Malaysian Employers who they thought that they had treated them unfairly.
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