GUANGZHOU (China): Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Hamzah had his first official overseas trip to Guangzhou, China to meet Guangdong Tourism Bureau, to discuss on joint promotion and marketing with Sarawak. He was briefed by Mr Huang, Director of Tourism Administration of Guangdong Province, China.

While in Guangzhou, he also spoke during the Malaysia-China Tourism Summit and later in the evening launched the movie premiere of the 1st ever online movie entitled ‘Blue Tear’ which was filmed in Miri, Sarawak, last year. The movie ‘Blue Tear’ was about a tale of a young man from China who fell in love with a local girl but due family objection, the young man felt frustrated and returned to China and married someone else.

Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Hamzah was accompanied by Assistant Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Datuk Lee Kin Shin, Permanent Secretary to the Ministry of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports, Datu Ik Pahon anak Joyik, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Madam Mary Wan Mering and other tourism players.