25.3-km Tanjung Aru-UMS walkway project to begin 2012

June 25, 2012 10:51 pm 

KOTA KINABALU, Malaysia, June 25 — The first phase of the 25.3-km pedestrian walkway project from Tanjung Aru to Universiti Malaysia Sabah, Likas would start this year, said Chief Minister Datuk Seri Musa Aman.

He said the project, costing RM38 million and divided into four phases, was one of three tourism projects identified in the implementation of the Sabah Development Corridor program.

Speaking Sunday night at the official opening of Sembulan River Park in Sadong Jaya, Musa said another of the tourism projects was the Atkinson Clock Tower beautification project.

Located near Padang Merdeka here, Atkinson Clock Tower, completed in 1905, is an important heritage site of the state.

The beautification project, estimated to cost RM12 million, is expected to commence next year.

On the Sembulan River Park project, Musa said it was a three-phase tourism project costing a total of RM45 million under the SDC.(PNA/Bernama) hbc/jnc

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