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About Malaysia

  • Venue: Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

    Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre

    The Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre is located at the heart of the Kuala Lumpur City Centre (KLCC) precinct in the capital city of Kuala Lumpur. For more information click here.

  • Getting To Malaysia

    By Air:

    Malaysia's main airport is Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) 75km south of Kuala Lumpur . This airport is serviced by over 50 Airlines from all over the world. Nearly all major airlines and airports offer flights to Kuala Lumpur. More information can be found here

    By Train: 

    There is a new ETS high-speed Electric Train Service operating in Malaysia which is vastly improving travel times to Kuala Lumpur cutting travel times in half. More information about the routes and timetables is available here

  • Visa for Malaysia

    Visitors must have a passport valid for at least six months beyond the date of entry into Malaysia. Most countries do not need a visa to enter Malaysia if visitors are coming for business or tourism for stays of 90 days or less. They will be issued with a visa at the border. 

    Israel citizens who wish to enter are required to have a Visa and approval from Ministry Of Home Affairs, Malaysia. It is recommended that the application process is started at least 4 months previous to travelling. 

    A list of countries that require visas to travel to Malaysia is available here.

    More information is available here.

  • Currency

    The currency in Malaysia is the Ringgit and is written as RM or MYR, there are one hundred sen to each Ringgit. Notes are available in RM1, RM5, RM10, RM20, RM50, and RM100 denominations, while coins are issued in 5, 10, 20 and 50 sen (cents) denominations. 

    More information about the Malaysian currency is available here.

  • Language

    The official and national language of Malaysia is Malay, there are many different dialects. There are over 100 indigenous languages spoken in Malaysia today.

    English is also widely spoken as it is a compulsory subject in the schools in Malaysia. 

    It is advisable to learn some basic phrases in Malay before visiting as these will no doubt make your visit easier. 

    More information is available here.

  • Climate

    Situated between 1° and 6°N, the whole of Malaysia has a classic equatorial climate with high temperatures and wet months throughout the year. Average temperatures in Malaysia in September range from 23°C (73°F) to 31°C (88°F). With an average of 7 hours of daylight during the day and 22 days of rain in September.

    More information on the climate of Malaysia is available here

  • Tourism in Malaysia

    Malaysia is a very diverse country complete with sandy beaches, thriving cities and wild jungles. The country is divided in two by the South China Sea. There is a multitude of things to do and see in Malaysia and no matter what your interests are you are bound to find something that you love there. 

    Malaysia Sites and Attractions:

    1. Petronas Twin Towers (Kuala Lumpur)
    2. Diving at Semporna Archipelago
    3. Bako National Park (Kuching)
    4. Batu Caves
    5. Pinang Peranakan Mansion
    6. Mount Kinabalu
    7. Lg Baru (New Lane) Hawker Stalls (George Town)
    8. Penang National Park
    9. Thean Hou Temple
    10. Gurney Paragon Shopping Mall

For further queries regarding ISQua's 2018 International Conference, please contact Eadin Murphy  conference@isqua.org