Monday, February 04, 2008

Tourism masterplan for Santubong

SANTUBONG: The State government has embarked on a 12-year plan to turn scenic Santubong peninsular into a major tourist attraction in Sarawak.

Housing Minister, Dato Sri Abang Haji Johari Tun Openg said the tourism potential of the area was great compared to the many tourism products already in place.

“To further enhance the tourism sector in Santubong area, we will build a modern commercial centre and other tourism-related facilities at Muara,” Johari told the media after closing a seminar - ‘Paradigm Shift to Face the Challenges of the Second Wave of Development’ - organised by Parti Pesaka Bumiputera Bersatu (PBB) of Santubong Parliamentary constituency at a resort here, yesterday.

He said the whole stretch of Sarawak River bank from Kampung Boyan in Kuching to Muara Tebas, had been identified to have the potential to attract foreign tourists to the area.

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