Sabah to declare three marine parks as shark sanctuaries


Masidi hugging a soft toy shark at the My Fin My life campaign in Kota Kinabalu on Sunday. Also present was WWF Malaysia chief executive Datuk Dr Dionysus Sharma (second from left).

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah is set to declare three of its marine parks as shark sanctuaries by mid-2016 in a bid to protect the endangered marine creatures, state Tourism, Culture and Environment minister Datuk Masidi Manjun said.

He said the Tun Sakaran marine park in Semporna district, Tunku Abdul Rahman marine park here and the proposed Tun Mustapha marine park in Kudat would be declared shark sanctuaries.

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