"I have been thinking about how Malaysian tourism can provide for them," she said after launching the "G3A: Ang-gun & Sihat" programme on Saturday.
It was her last function in the ministry before taking up a new portfolio as tourism minister.
This programme aims to increase senior citizens' awareness on health, social life and financial security.
Present was her husband Dr Chin Chee Sue.
On senior citizens and local tourism, she said: "They can travel because they have a lot of time."
She said senior citizens should travel during the low season as the expenses would be lower.
"They can enjoy the holidays as the country has good weather. Maybe we can give them up to 50 per cent discounts on tourism packages."
Source : NST
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