Malaysians are officially travel ban to Democratic People’s Republic of Korea
Here is an interesting news by The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia today. Putrajaya announces travel ban for Malaysians to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea today in their official website at http://www.kln.gov.my/. The Democratic People’s Republic of Korea means North Korea and NOT South Korea.
The following is the statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs website.
TRAVEL BAN TO THE DEMOCRATIC PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF KOREA
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs hereby informs the public that all Malaysians are banned from travelling to the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (North Korea) until further notice.
This decision is taken in view of the escalation of tensions in the Korean Peninsula and related developments arising from missile tests. The travel ban will be reviewed once the situation has returned to normal.
For further enquiries, Malaysian citizens may contact the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at:-
Tel No. : +603-8000 8000 (during office hours)
: +603-8887 4570 (after office hours)
28 September 2017
We know there are some Malaysia travel agencies offer North Korea travel packages and fly through China. With this announcement, you won’t be able to travel to North Korea (for whatever reasons) until further notice from The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Malaysia