POON WELCOMES ANNOUNCEMENT ON DIRECT CHARTERED FLIGHTS FROM TAIWAN TO SANDAKAN

SANDAKAN:  Tanjong Papat Assemblyman Datuk Frankie Poon welcomed the announcement by Deputy Chief Minister cum Minister of Tourism, Culture and Environment on direct chartered flights from Taiwan to Sandakan next year.

“This is undoubtedly good news for Sandakan and I believe foreign tourists will be attracted to Sandakan through more direct flights; thus it will help drive Sandakan’s economy and the development of related industrial chains, Poon said in a press statement on Friday.

Poon who is Sabah Health and People’s Wellbeing Minister, believed that there would be more flights to Sandakan in the future  after the Sandakan Airport Runway extension and upgrading of terminal facilities.

The Tanjong Papat assemblyman again appealed to the Sandakan community;   especially the younger generation, entrepreneurs, and those who intend to venture into the tourism industry, to act immediately and grab the opportunities from the surge in tourist arrivals.

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