Melaka state government partners Parkland Diversified to build floating resort

MELAKA (July 17): The Melaka state government with the cooperation of Parkland Diversified Sdn Bhd will construct an RM350 million floating chalet resort facing the man-made Pulau Melaka.

Chief Minister Adly Zahari said the project will be implemented on 13.04 hectares (35.23 acres) concession areas besides 1.7 hectares (4.22 acres) above land areas.

The project, to be fully completed within four years after its start date next year will be another tourist attraction in the state, he said.

"The development of the chalet encompass the construction of 300 units of floating chalet besides other facilities such as infinity pool, restaurant and cafe, fishing platform, observation platform, marina and sky view,” he said after witnessing the signing ceremony of the project in Seri Negeri, Ayer Keroh here today.

The agreement was inked by state secretary Datuk Hasim Hasan and Parkland Diversified’s directors, Tan See Sen and Tee Kai Loon.

Adly said the construction of the floating chalet resort would provide many benefits to the local economy, especially in providing employment opportunities.

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