Government Affairs The ministry seeks to postpone the levy, originally scheduled to kick in September 1, to after 2020.

Malaysia’s tourism ministry pushes to defer departure levy

By Travel Weekly Asia /
Malaysia’s Tourism, Arts and Culture Ministry is pushing to defer the implementation of a departure levy expected to kick in on September 1 till after 2020, saying that the levy would hurt tourist arr
Malaysia’s Tourism, Arts and Culture Minister said he would raise the matter with Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng. Photo Credit: wissanu99/Getty Images