Sarawak after good quality visitors

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KUCHING: The Ministry of Tourism, Creative Industries and Performing Arts has its own policy in managing tourists as well as types of tourism in the state.

Minister Datuk Seri Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah said this after officiating at the opening of the ministry-level Integrity Day at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching today.

“If you look at the previous programmes we’ve put in place, you’ll see that the promotions we’re running now are in fact more focused on specialised tourism and unique categories.

“This is due to the fact that we do not want to be too open because uncontrolled tourism may include irresponsible individuals. We wish to keep our national treasure safe,” he said.

Explaining, Abdul Karim said visitors to Sarawak occasionally go into caves which in turn had resulted in vandalism.

“Some people drew on the walls of the cave, while others brought stones back, and so on. Such actions can damage our riches.

“We want good-quality visitors locally or from out of Sarawak because of this. In fact, since the beginning of time, this has been our policy,” he explained.

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