Monday, December 01, 2008

Next Monsoon Cup in Sabah?

KOTA KINABALU: The Malaysian Monsoon Cup will be held in Sabah next year.

Tourism Minister Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said said international events, such as the yacht tour, should not be held at the same place over the years.

"The Monsoon Cup has been held in Terengganu for the past four years and I think foreigners would love to see other parts of the country as well. The same goes for the Formula One race.

"I wish I could take it (Formula One race) everywhere rather than just hold it in Sepang so that people won't get bored," she said at the Sutera Harbour Resort here yesterday.

The minister, on a two-day visit to Sabah, said she had invited state Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Masidi Manjun for the closing of the tour next month. She would meet Prime Minister Datuk Seri Abdullah Ahmad Badawi on the proposal to change the venue.

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