Monday, December 11, 2006

15-year plan to develop Sabah tourism

KENINGAU: The Sabah state government has drawn up a 15-year plan since 1995 to develop the tourism industry.

“It is a comprehensive tourism development plan (1995-2010) which will also involve the rural residents in tourism activities,” Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Joseph Pairin Kitingan said when launching the Pesta Koningau here yesterday.

Pairin who is also Rural Development Minister said the government was constantly promoting tourism products statewide and was confident that the efforts would result in Keningau having more visitors.

He said the Koningau Festival for instance, could be a boost to tourism-related sectors like hotels transportation, restaurants, handicraft and other services.

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