Dr Mahathir Receives Registration Certificate For Yacht 'Apanama'
LANGKAWI, May 7 (Bernama) -- Former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad on Thursday received the registration certificate for his yacht "Apanama".
Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat who presented the certificate to Dr Mahathir said registration of the 100th yacht was made under Langkawi international yacht registration.
The yacht "Apanama," being built by a local company is scheduled for completion by Sept.
Ong said Dr Mahathir was responsible for creating an international boat registration system and for making Malaysia a world yacht destination.
"We hope to register 150 yachts by year end, including those of mega size," he added.
Launched in 2003, international boat registration has received good response from the local and international maritime communities.
p/s Congratulations, Sir.