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Nazri: I wasn't asking people to party when I suggested 'voluntourism'

Padang Rengas MP Nazri Abdul Aziz said he was not asking people to go to disaster-stricken areas to enjoy themselves or party when he suggested the country’s annual floods could be a source of “voluntourism” or volunteer tourism.

Voluntourism, he said, is a recognised branch of tourism by the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) and refers to those who travel to help with disaster relief efforts such as cleaning up the villages or the coastline.

“This is something that has been done like in Haiti...

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