By Abdul Bari Masoud
New Delhi: In a bid to get the prospective Indian tourist acquainted with Malaysian cuisine, Tourism Malaysia has opened a restaurant at the Select City Walk (mall) in the Saket area of the national capital. The restaurant named as JomJom Malay was launched by Malaysia High Commissioner Dato’ Hidayat Abdul Hamid.
In anticipation of border reopening, Tourism Malaysia is conducting a Malaysian food promotion campaign with JomJom Malay restaurant in the city. In this two-month long campaign, the Tourism department expects that visitors to JomJom Malay can savour delicious Malaysian cuisine favourites such as Murtabak, Satay, Laksa Curry, Roti Canai, TehTarik (Malaysian tea) and much more.
During this period, those who dine at the JomJom Malay restaurant in Delhi can walk away with exciting gifts and souvenirs from Tourism Malaysia.
On the occasion of launch, Malaysian envoy Abdul Hamid said, “as Malaysia prepares to open its borders, this promotion after a prolonged period of uncertainty, will showcase the country’s delectable cuisine as well as spread optimism and increase awareness of Malaysia as an ideal holiday destination. He said this will give prospective tourists something to look forward to after this crisis is over.
Sulaiman Suip, Director of Tourism Malaysia (New Delhi) said, India has always been an important source market for us.
I invite Indian travelers to their ‘future holidays and adventures ’at palm-decorated coastlines, tranquil isles, turquoise ocean waters, white sands, and divine beach resorts of Malaysia, he added.
He also said the early bookings travelers will enjoy early bird discounts from the DMCs and product owners.
Anhad Singh Sethi, owner of JomJom Malay said Malaysia is an exciting place to be, it is a melting-pot of cultures where different races and many ethnic groups live together and this transfigures into their food, offering a diverse menu as well as some very unique blends of their multi-ethnic dishes making the country a gourmet’s paradise and are sure to delight your taste buds.