Sarawak should be given legislative power over tourism, says state deputy minister


Deputy Minister in the Premier's Department Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali speaking during question time in the Sarawak Legislative Assembly on Friday (May 20). - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/The Star

KUCHING: The Sarawak government wants tourism to be moved from the federal list in the Ninth Schedule of the Federal Constitution to the concurrent list.

State Deputy Minister in the Premier's Department (Law, MA63 and State-Federal Relations) Datuk Sharifah Hasidah Sayeed Aman Ghazali said the state government had proposed an amendment to the Constitution on this matter, which would give Sarawak legislative power over tourism.

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