Friday, July 24, 2009

Sarawak's Iconic Symbol Will Impress Upon Tourism

KUCHING -- The new RM300 million Sarawak legislative assembly building in Petra Jaya, scheduled to be officially opened by Yang di-Pertuan Agong Tuanku Mizan Zainal Abidin on Monday, is geared to make an impact on the tourism sector.

State public utilities minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan, who is also minister-in-charge of the event being held in conjunction with the 218th meeting of the Conference of Rulers here, has described it as an iconic symbol.

He said, it had attracted local and foreign tourists even during its construction due to its magificient architecture and designs.

"I feel it is a product that contributes to the tourism sector that we can promote," he said Friday on the sidelines of a rehearsal for the building's official opening, which was also attended by Yang Dipertua Negeri Sarawak Tun Abang Muhammad Salahuddin Abang Barieng and Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud.

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