Pantai Trombol can be a tourist destination

Dr Abdul Rahman (second left) during his visit to Pantai Trombol.

KUCHING: Pantai Trombol, situated at Kampung Trombol, Telaga Air, some 30 kilometres from Kuching City, can be a tourist destination.

Assistant Minister in the Chief Minister’s Department (Islamic Affairs and DBKU) Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Junaidi predicted that the beach would be the focus of many visitors once the Covid-19 pandemic subsided.

He urged the state and federal tourism ministries to promote and upgrade the infrastructures at the beach.

“This beach needs complete basic facilities such as rest areas, recreation areas and space for sports to provide comfort to visitors,” he said when met after visiting Pantai Trombol on Wednesday (Oct 20).

Dr Abdul Rahman, who is also the Assistant Minister of Utilities (Water Supply), explained that the beach had become the focus of many after photos of it gained attention on social media.

“This is a new location that is the focus of people for picnics and recreation with the families,” he said.

The assistant minister also praised the Kampung Trombol Village Development and Safety Committee (JKKK) for its efforts to develop routes and create space for business on the beach.

He advised visitors to always keep the beach clean.

“If possible, bring back the rubbish  because it can spoil the beautiful scenery on this beach.

“When performing any activity near the sea, including swimming, take care of safety at all times,” he added.

Also present were Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang and Telaga Air area community leader, Penghulu Murshidi Johari.