Nancy: 34,000 foreign workers approved to tackle labour shortage in tourism industry

22/6/2022 6:02:00 PM

Nancy: 34,000 foreign workers approved to tackle labour shortage in tourism industry

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Nancy: 34,000 foreign workers approved to tackle labour shortage in tourism industry

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 34,000 foreign workers have been approved to enter the tourism industry in order to tackle its labour shortage , says Datuk Seri Nancy Shukri .

“Of the total number, 10,000 are allocated for housekeeping, 6,000 for spa workers, 6,000 for massage workers with the remaining 12,000 as caddies.“At the same time, Motac will also organise job fairs later this year to encourage Malaysians to enter the industry due to its needs,” she said at a press conference after attending the 12th Malaysia Gift Fair networking night on Wednesday (June 22).

Nancy, however, noted that it was hard for her to give a specific date for these workers to arrive, as it lay under the purview of the Human Resource Ministry, adding that her Ministry would continue to push to facilitate the tourism industry’s needs.

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“Of the total number, 10,000 are allocated for housekeeping, 6,000 for spa workers, 6,000 for massage workers with the remaining 12,000 as caddies. “At the same time, Motac will also organise job fairs later this year to encourage Malaysians to enter the industry due to its needs,” she said at a press conference after attending the 12th Malaysia Gift Fair networking night on Wednesday (June 22). "Based on this, I am confident that we are ready to embark on global campaigns built on partnerships promoting cultural gifts using the Malaysia Gifts Fair platform. Nancy, however, noted that it was hard for her to give a specific date for these workers to arrive, as it lay under the purview of the Human Resource Ministry, adding that her Ministry would continue to push to facilitate the tourism industry’s needs.0. In May, Nancy said Malaysia’s tourism sector was facing a shortage of about 15,000 to 20,000 workers with the estimate obtained from data from national tourism associations. She added that the ministry had approved uplifting budget allocations aimed at benefiting international delegates, event organisers and industry stakeholders. She also acknowledged that the problem of labour shortage was not only faced by the tourism sector, but also involved all other industries in the country. “As of today we have approved requests for 4,699 workers for plantation (sector) only,” Indonesia’s ambassador to Malaysia, Hermono, told Reuters.

Article type: free . "Similarly, the ministry also recognises viable industries that project exponential contributions to the economy," she said. “This is beyond our target, initially we targeted two million until the end of the year but now it is not even the end of the year, yet we have already achieved that.