Le Meridien Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

2 nd to 4 th October 2018 at Le Meridien Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia.

The 46 th Annual Session and Meetings of the IPC will be hosted by the Ministry of Plantation Industries and Commodities of the Government of Malaysia and jointly organized by the IPC from 2 nd to 4 th October 2018 at Le Meridien Hotel, Putrajaya, Malaysia. The 46 th Session and Meetings of the IPC will consist of 2 days of meetings and 1 day of site visit to Malacca, which will be hosted by the inistry of Plantation Industry and Commodities, the Government of Malaysia.

Putrajaya, named after the first Malaysian Prime Minister, Tunku Abdul Rahman Putra, is situated 25 km south of Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia’s Capital City). The word Putra or Putera in Malay/Sanskrit means Prince or Male Child and Jaya means Success or Victory. Since 1999 Putrajaya has officially erved as the federal administrative center of Malaysia. Putrajaya is a city with many interesting places to visit and sight to see such as:

  • Cruising the Putrajaya Lake with the Cruise Tasik Putrajaya.
  • Horseback Riding at Putrajaya’s Equestrian Park.
  • Taking in the important milestones at the Millennium Monument.
  • Visiting the Pink Mosque/Putra Mosque.
  • Taking a walk in the Putrajaya Botanical Garden.
  • Enjoying the 360° walk around the gondola up to 500ft or flying with hot-air balloon in Sky Rides Festival Park.

Malacca, founded about 1400s by Parameswara (ruler of Temasek now Singapore) where he fled from the forces of Javanese Kingdom of Majapahit, is situated on the west coast of Peninsular Malaysia facing the Straits of Malacca. A city with abundant breathtaking sights and rich heritage, it is interesting to explore the many places that make it unique such as:

  • A’Famosa Fort, one of the oldest surviving European architectural remains in Asia
  • Jonker Street a famous vibrant night market.
  • Mini Malaysia and ASEAN Cultural Park showcase impressive replicas of traditional Malaysian and ASEAN homes.
  • Menara Taming Sari/ Taming Sari Tower is the first and only gyro tower in Malaysia.
  • Malacca Sultanate Palace/Cultural Museum a wooden replica of Sultan Mansur Shah’s 15th Century Palace.