Sunday, March 18, 2007

Second development plan for Sipadan

KOTA KINABALU: A second development plan to set up facilities on the eco-sensitive island of Sipadan has been rejected.

The proposal was submitted following an order by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi that any development at the world famous diving island must not destroy the ecology of the island.

The island’s manager – the Joint Management and Supervisory Committee of Sipadan and Ligitan – turned down the proposal apparently based on technical and environmental grounds.

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