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KUALA TERENGGANU: An exhibition centre in a cave is being planned at the historical Gua Bewah in Tasik Kenyir.

“Gua Bewah is believed to be 1,500 years old and it has a lot of historical artefacts which can attract tourists,” said Mentri Besar Datuk Seri Ahmad Said yesterday.

He said the cave gained prominence after the discovery of Malaysia’s oldest human skeleton there.

In March last year, Ahmad had said the skeletal remains were confirmed to be 16,000 years old.

He added that this made the skeleton the oldest in the country, followed by the Perak Man whose remains were 13,000 years old.

The Mentri Besar said the RM15mil three-storey exhibition centre that would showcase the state’s rich artefacts would incorporate green measures with plans to utilise solar or hybrid energy. Read more.