Sunday, August 26, 2007

Sabah targets 2.3mil tourists this year

Sandakan: Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said the Sabah tourism industry targeted some 2.3 million tourists this year, generating an income of RM3 billion.

Such expectation could undoubtedly be achieved through the cooperation of all quarters in complementing the Government's efforts, he added.

He pointed out that the Government had allocated millions of ringgit to promote the tourism industry in the State. The people must realise that this sector is among the halatuju and, at the same time, improve their living standard.

Masidi said this while launching the Sandakan Dragon Boat race at the Sandakan Harbour Square, in conjunction with the 50th Merdeka celebration, Saturday.

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