Thursday, September 17, 2015

Opening Kota Kinabalu International Airport Terminal 1 on Malaysia Day a significant event

KOTA KINABALU: The opening of Kota Kinabalu International Airport’s (KKIA) Terminal 1 yesterday will have a significant association with Malaysia Day said Sabah Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman.

Musa said the terminal contributed immensely to integration among the people of Sabah, Sarawak and the Peninsula through interaction that can boost unity, peace and harmony.

“The opening of KKIA’s Terminal 1 proves the progress and success enjoyed by Sabah and the economic development achieved in the economic, air transportation and tourism sectors.

“I therefore, wish to thank the people of Sabah for their support and the federal government for the allocation to build and operate the terminal.

“It is also an initiative to ensure the comfort of passengers who use the terminal for their travel,” he said after Prime Minister Seri Najib Tun Razak officially opened the terminal here yesterday.

He said the terminal built at a cost of RM1.7 billion would become the pride of the people of Sabah because the design reflects local tradition and culture.