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Kinabalu National Geopark now a Unesco site, third in Sabah
Published on: Friday, May 26, 2023
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Kinabalu National Geopark now a Unesco site, third in Sabah
Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor flanked by Tourism, Culture and Environment Minister Datuk Christina Liew and Permanent Secretary Datuk Yusrie Abdullah sharing the good news. (JKM pic)
Kota Kinabalu: Sabah is now the proud owner of a Unesco Triple Crown site, the third in the world to have such distinction following the declaration of the Kinabalu National Geopark as the Kinabalu Unesco Global Geopark.

Announcing this in a statement, Chief Minister Datuk Seri Hajiji Noor said Sabah has joined Jeju Island in Korea and Shennongjia in China for the distinction of having three Unesco sites.

The decision was made by Unesco's Executive Board in Paris on May 24.

Kinabalu Park’s two other Unesco “crowns” are the World Heritage Site (declared on December 2, 2000) and the Unesco Crocker Range Biosphere Reserve (declared on June 12, 2014).

“This is a great achievement for the State Government under its Hala Tuju Sabah Maju Jaya initiatives through the Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Environment and Sabah Parks," said Hajiji.

 

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