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Saturday January 19, 2013

No plans for 3rd theme park at Iskandar

JOHOR BARU: Themed Attractions and Resorts Sdn Bhd, Khazanah Nasional Bhd's recreation and tourism outfit, has no plans to increase the number of theme parks at Iskandar Malaysia at the moment.

Chief development officer Muhammad Zainal Ashikin said currently, the company was devoting full attention to run the Legoland Malaysia and Puteri Harbour Family theme parks at the economic corridor.

The RM750mil Legoland Malaysia was opened on Sept 15 last year, while the RM115mil Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park began receiving visitors in December last year.

“Our hands are quite full right now with Legoland Malaysia and Puteri Harbour Family Theme Park. We've also announced our plans to open marine and water theme parks at the Desaru holiday resort,” he said.

“We've no plans as yet to open a third theme park at Iskandar Malaysia,” he said.

The Ocean Quest Marine Theme Park and Air Ocean Splash Water Park at the Desaru holiday resort are slated to be opened to the public in 2015 or 2016. Bernama

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