Sabah's Tunku Abdul Rahman Park signs sister park agreement with a Korean national park


Sabah Tourism Board chairman Datuk Joniston Bangkuai (standing fourth from left) witnessed the exchanging of signed sister park programme documents between Sabah Parks director Dr Maklarin Lakim (seated left) Korea National Park Service executive director of planning Kim Doheon in a ceremony held at the Kinabalu National Geopark in Kota Marudu on Friday (May 24).

KOTA KINABALU: Sabah's Tunku Abdul Rahman Park and Korea's Dadohaehaesang National Park have signed a sister park agreement.

"I believe through this partnership, both parks will benefit greatly, especially when exchanging experiences related to ecosystem restoration, monitoring, management of marine trash and pollution, as well as interpretation of environment education," said Sabah Cultural Board chairman Datuk Joniston Bangkuai.

The Sabah Parks director, Dr Maklarin Lakim, represented the Tunku Abdul Rahman Park Board of Trustees, while the Korea National Park Service executive director of planning, Kim Doheon, represented the Dadohaehaesang National Park during the signing ceremony at the Kinabalu National Geopark in Kota Marudu on Friday (May 24).

Under the programme, both parks would cooperate in developing and facilitating management, conducting online seminars, holding workshops on management and conservation techniques, and organising capacity-building among the employees of both parks.

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