About Malaysia
Malaysia’s Port Klang is delighted to host the 13th biennial Harbour Masters Congress in 2022. The maritime sector has played a critical role for centuries in the growth and development of Malaysia, making it the perfect destination for the first ever IHMA Congress in Asia. The 2022 Congress will showcase Malaysia’s progress as a maritime nation and provide a platform to connect to the region and beyond.

Malaysia – Asia’s preferred logistics hub
Malaysia is a leading maritime nation in the region with 90% of its trade being seaborne. Several of Malaysia’s leading ports including Port Klang, Port of Tanjung Pelepas and Penang are located along the Straits of Malacca – one of the busiest sea lanes in the world. Port Klang and Port of Tanjung Pelepas are among the Top 20 container ports in the world. Port Klang has established shipping connections with 350 ports in 130 countries provided by more than 30 leading global and regional shipping lines. With emphasis on environmental sustainability, digitalization and resilience, the transformation in the maritime and logistics sector through innovative solutions and best practices are given top priority.

Experience the best that Malaysia has to offer
Set aside some time to experience the sights and flavours of Malaysia: Truly Asia.
Given the many destinations available throughout the country, from magnificent sandy beaches to adventurous rainforests and the delicious foods wherever you go, you will have an unforgettable experience in this multi-cultural, diverse, and breathtaking destination.

Malaysia’s Central Region

Vibrant towns and cities, towering buildings, great shopping and exciting theme parks make up the urban landscape of Malaysia’s central region. This region comprises the federal territories of Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya as well as the states of Selangor and Negeri Sembilan. The region boasts gleaming megastructures, heritage quarters and world-class events.

While Kuala Lumpur is Malaysia’s capital city, Putrajaya is the country’s administrative capital. The majestic Petronas Twin Towers and KL Tower are among the country’s iconic landmarks. Putrajaya is hailed as the ‘Intelligent Garden City’ for its harmonious blend of infrastructure and nature. As the country’s hub for commerce and finance, the central region is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure and top-notch facilities. It is home to the country’s main entry points; Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA), KLIA 2, well as Port Klang, the largest port in the country.

Filled with unique attractions, the central region is a lively and exciting destination. Discover a microcosm of modern Malaysia in this region!

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, or popularly known as ‘KL’, is Malaysia’s capital city and one of Asia’s most dynamic cities. This bustling metropolis is a melting pot of races and cultures and is home to a population of 3.4 million people.

One of the most charming features of this flourishing urban centre is its ability to juxtapose the old and new. Iconic high-rise buildings such as the Petronas Twin Towers stand alongside colonial buildings, creating a delightful contrast. Green-lung areas, upscale shopping malls, themed places of interest and heritage quarters give KL its unique character. Getting around this modern city is convenient with the comprehensive transportation system, KL Hop On Hop Off Coach tours, GO KL free bus service and KL City Hall’s tram service.

Discover more about Malaysia’s capital on the Malaysia Truly Asia website, including places to visit, the best dining experiences and how to get around.