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Tourism tax: Nazri ticks off 'rookie' S'wak minister

Tourism and Culture Minister Nazri Abdul Aziz today gave Sarawak Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sports Minister Abdul Karim Rahman Hamzah a piece of his mind after the latter urged the federal government to defer the implementation of the new tourism tax.

Karim had cited the Malaysia Agreement in asking that the tax be deferred in Sabah and Sarawak.

Mohamed Nazri however said that Karim did not understand the crux of the matter when the latter argued that such a tax should be a state matter.

"There's no need for him to mention about the (Malaysia Agreement). We know (what we are doing)," Nazri told reporters at a buka puasa event at Dataran Merdeka...

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