No plan for casino in Pulau Tioman

Pulau Tioman

The Pahang federal government has never regarded as offering a permit intended for the procedure of a gambling establishment in Pulau Tioman, Menteri Besar Datuk Seri Wan Rosdy Wan Ismail stated today.

“The idea to provide a permit to operate a casino in Pulau Tioman has not actually crossed the thoughts,” he informed the state legal assembly seated.

Wan Rosdy was replying to an extra query by Sim Chon Siang (PKR-Teruntum) who desired to find out if the condition federal intended to supply the certificate subsequent chat that an airport terminal will certainly end up being integrated Mersing, Johor.

Mersing upon the peninsular landmass is utilized simply by ferries traveling to Pulau Tioman. The additional place is usually Tanjung Gemok in Rompin, Pahang.

Wan Rosdy explained a conference of the East Coast Financial Region (ECER) administration panel had didn’t build the airport terminal in Mersing. The ECER addresses Kelantan, Terengganu, Pahang as well as the Mersing area in Johor.

When responding to a question from Lee Chean Chung (PKR-Semambu), Wan Rosdy said Genting Highlands and Bukit Tinggi added RM49 mil in fees to the state government among January and Oct this kind of yr.

“These charges included the evaluation prices gathered by the Bentong Municipal Authorities, amounting to RM35,000,000 from Genting Malaysia Berhad and RM700,000 via Bukit Tinggi Resort.”

“Approximately RM2.18 mil was produced from entertainment taxes. The profits from the entertainment duty will be channelled towards the consolidated income accounts,” he stated.

Wan Rosdy said the entertainment taxes is accumulated in accordance with the Entertainment Responsibility Action 1953 less than the jurisdiction from the authorities.