MALACCA, Feb 21: The Malacca State government is in the process of rehabilitating 11 tourism projects that were abandoned in the state to ensure productivity in the tourism industry remained positive, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Idris Haron.
He said the projects concerned included the upgrading of the monorail at Malacca River, the Malacca Zoo and the Dolphin Park at Pulau Melaka here as well as the development of the Extreme Park in Chin Chin, Jasin near here.
“For the monorail project, we have asked the party concerned to undertake a study and analysis, there will be a new approach in the management and development of the project while the other projects would be rehabilitated in stages and would be monitored to ensure their smooth implementation.
“This is a positive development to continue the abandoned projects, and we have identified 13 abandoned projects in the state but only 11 would be continued,” he told reporters, here yesterday.
He disclosed this after the gathering with the Tourism Malaysia Director in conjunction with the program “Fun with Health, Tourism Malaysia Directors’ Retreat 2016”.