Signing of MOU To Pave Way for Better Connectivity

Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) signed the Memoranda of Understanding (MOU) with ATS Global Travel and Charter Sdn Bhd and the Hainan Airlines Holding Company Limited on December 30, paving way for better connectivity to the State.

The Chairman of STB, Datuk Haji Abdul Wahab Aziz signed on behalf of the Board with Mr. Mohd Sharom Mabul who signed for ATS Global Travel and Charter and Mr. Yang Lei who signed the document representing the Hainan Airlines.

The signing ceremony was witnessed by the Honorable Minister for Tourism, Arts, and Culture, Datuk Haji Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah and the Permanent Secretary to the Ministry, Mr. Hii Chang Kee.

The MOU specified proposal by ATS Global Travel and Charter to make Kuching as an alternative regional Umrah hub while Hainan Airlines had proposed to launch its direct Haikou-Kuching- Haikou flight in 2020.

Photo shows YB Datuk Haji Abdul Wahab, STB Chairman (centre) standing beside YB Datuk Haji Karim Rahman Hamzah, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak (ninth left) and STB CEO, Sharzede Datu Haji Salleh Askor (seventh left) with Mr Mohd Sharom Mabol (third left) representing ATS Global and Mr Yang Lei (sixth right) representing Hainan Airlines.
Photo shows YB Datuk Haji Abdul Wahab, STB Chairman (centre) standing beside YB Datuk Haji Karim Rahman Hamzah, Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture Sarawak (ninth left) and STB CEO, Sharzede Datu Haji Salleh Askor (seventh left) with Mr Mohd Sharom Mabol (third left) representing ATS Global and Mr Yang Lei (sixth right) representing Hainan Airlines.