16 cities to partake in bowling competition
Karim Bowling
Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah (fourth left) showing the 32nd Asian Intercity Bowling Championship 2018 brochure in Kuching. PHOTO: ANDRE OLIVEIRO

KUCHING: Four cities from Malaysia namely Shah Alam, Federal Territory, Padawan and Kuching will participate in the upcoming 32nd Asian Intercity Bowling Championship 2018 from October 29 to November 5, 2018.

Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports,  Datuk Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said that the four cities from Malaysia were among other 16 cities from Brunei, China, South Kotea, Vietnam and Guam with a total of 191 participants competing at Megalanes Sarawak, Emart Batu Kawa here.

“The event which is an Asian Bowling Federation (ABF) Sactioned Tournament will be organised by the Amateur Bowling (Tenpin) Association of Sarawak.

“It is the second time to be hosted in Kuching as the first one was hosted during the 29th Asian Intercity Bowling Championship 2015 at Megalanes Adventure World in King Centre here,” added Karim during a press conference after the event committee meeting at State Stadium in Petra Jaya here yesterday.

He also said that the event will also bring positive and good vibes to the state’s tourism sector.

“The players will come with their supporters and family members, and will visit places in the city which will also create good incomes to hoteliers and restaurants.

“Morever, there will also be the International Dragon Boat Race festival happening at Waterfront, and this event will attract the players and supporters besides coming for the competition,” he said.

Karim hoped that the events will receive good responses from the players.

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