Speech by The Director General
Selamat Datang and thank you to all visitors surfing the official portal of Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation, an agency under the Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture. Kraftangan Malaysia spearheads the development of the national craft industry to excel and remain competitive in the global arena. A distinguished agency, Kraftangan Malaysia is responsible for expanding and commercialising craft products through the development of marketing, products and entrepreneurship.
This craft portal was created and developed as one of our initiatives to expand the main communication media in line with the growing need to include information and communications technology (ICT) in our everyday tasks. The portal offers a powerful and highly-informative content with user-friendly tools. It is the best platform for seeking information on craft programmes, activities and educational materials, while being the main corridor for online system that promotes the development of the national craft industry.
As an agency that thrives upon honesty and openness, we are commited to constantly strive to share valuable, up-to-date information as well as dynamic input to the public. Any feedbacks, suggestions and queries can be e-mailed to
In conclusion, I have high hopes that this portal will be a main source of reference that is always relevant, and at the same time become a platform for knowledge-sharing to visitors.
May this official portal contribute to endless benefits for all, especially to raise the standards of the country’s craft industry.
Have a wonderful time surfing Malaysian Handicraft Development Corporation’s portal.