Putrajaya mulls partnership with Aga Khan Trust to develop Kedah Tua (Malaysia) for tourism

GEORGE TOWN, Oct 9- Tourism, Culture and Arts Deputy Minister Muhammad Bakhtiar Wan Chik said that Putrajaya, Malaysia is planning to sign an agreement with the Aga Khan Trust for Culture, through Think City Sdn Bhd, to develop Kedah Tua as an archaeotourism site. He said Kedah Tua is a network of old civilisation linking Lembah Bujang to Sungai Batu to Sik in Kedah and Guar Kepah in Seberang Perai here that can be promoted as one large site.

“We plan to sign a memorandum of understanding with Aga Khan Trust to develop the Kedah Tua project,” he told reporters after the opening of a National Archaeological Seminar here.

Muhammad Bakhtiar said these different sites are all linked and if the stories linking these sites can be told, it will generate a lot of interest internationally.

Read more at the source: https://www.malaymail.com/s/1680894/putrajaya-mulls-partnership-with-aga-khan-trust-to-develop-kedah-tua-for-to

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