The Malaysia Agro Exposition Park Serdang (MAEPS; Malay : Taman Ekspo Pertanian Malaysia Serdang) is an agro park in Sepang District, Selangor, Malaysia. It is the largest agro park in Malaysia and Asia. It was created under an initiative by the Malaysian Ministry of Agriculture to be a venue for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE), especially for those catering towards the agriculture, horticulture and agrotourism field.
MAEPS is situated to the south of the Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute. It is accessible via the South Klang Valley Expressway.[ citation needed ]
The convention centre has four halls (Halls A to D), which are situated on 368 acres (149 hectares) of land. The buildings and outdoor spaces were designed to bring out the best of the surrounding landscape.
The Malaysia Agriculture, Horticulture and Agrotourism Show (MAHA) is held here once every two years. The last was held in 2018.[ citation needed ]
During the COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia, it was converted into makeshift hospital to treat the infected patients. The hospital location is called the COVID-19 Quarantine and Low-Risk Treatment Centre.MAEPS is expected to receive its first patient with low risk one week after its conversion process is complete. It has started to operation since 23 April with 12 patients.
Dato' Sri Hajah Siti Nurhaliza Binti Tarudin is a Malaysian singer, songwriter, actress and businesswoman with more than 300 local and international awards. She made her debut after she won a local singing competition show, "Bintang HMI" in 1995 when she was 16. Her debut single, Jerat Percintaan, won the 11th Anugerah Juara Lagu and another two awards for Best Performance and Best Ballad. The album, as of 2005, has sold more than 800,000 units in Malaysia. She has recorded and sung in multiple languages, including Malaysian, Javanese, English, and Mandarin.
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Events in the year 2021 in Malaysia.
The following is a timeline of the COVID-19 pandemic in Malaysia during 2020.