Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Malaysia)

The Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture (Malay: Kementerian Pelancongan, Seni dan Budaya) abbreviated MOTAC, is a ministry of the Government of Malaysia that is responsible for tourism, culture, archives, library, museum, heritage, arts, theatre, handicraft, visual arts, convention, exhibitions, Islamic tourism and craft.

Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture
Kementerian Pelancongan, Seni dan Budaya
(MOTAC)
Coat of arms of Malaysia
Ministry overview
Formed16 May 2013 (2013-05-16)
Preceding agencies
JurisdictionGovernment of Malaysia
HeadquartersNo. 2, Tower 1, P5/6 Road, Precinct 5, Federal Government Administrative Centre, 62200 Putrajaya
Employees3,161 (2017)
Annual budgetMYR 1,000,766,200 (2017)
Minister responsible
Deputy Minister responsible
  • Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik, Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture
Ministry executives
  • Ab. Ghaffar A. Tambi, Secretary-General
  • Nor Yahati Awang, Deputy Secretary-General (Tourism)
  • Rashidi Hasbullah, Deputy Secretary-General (Culture)
  • Yean Yoke Heng, Deputy Secretary-General (Management)
Child agencies
WebsiteOfficial website
Footnotes
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The Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture administers his functions through the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture and a range of other government agencies. The current Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture is Mohammadin bin Haji Ketapi, whose term began on 2 July 2018. The current Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture is Muhammad Bakhtiar bin Wan Chik.

Its headquarters is in Putrajaya.

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