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NGO Wants Merapoh Caves In Pahang Gazetted As Eco-Tourism Centre


By Siti Aisyah Harun

SHAH ALAM, July 18 (Bernama) -- The Association for the Protection of Natural Heritage of Malaysia (Peka) has called for the Merapoh area in Pahang to be gazetted as an eco-tourism centre in the Sungai Relau National Park.

Its president Puan Sri Shariffa Sabrina Syed Akil said this is because the area has a network of more than 100 limestone caves which are hundreds of years old and a natural attraction for domestic and foreign tourists.

She said Peka had sent a proposal to the Pahang state government to gazette the area but have yet to receive a reply.....