KOTA SAMARAHAN – Sarawak will develop a bio-industrial park here, said Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg.
Without going into details, Abang Johari said the state government has received several proposals from foreign companies that are interested in working together with the Sarawak Biodiversity Council on research into raw materials from the state.
He said that the completion of the Institute for Rural Advancement (Infra) Sarawak’s training campus by the end of May, 2018 coincided with the state government’s aspirations to develop the bio-industrial park.
“I have agreed to develop the park near the agriculture collection centre here, where we will also grow natural-based industries, including those from the bio-diversity and agriculture sectors,
“The Infra Sarawak campus, built by the Rural and Regional Development Ministry, will allow us to conduct training for village development and security committees, as well as entrepreneurs in the agriculture and bio-diversity sectors,” he told reporters after the Infra Sarawak campus pre-launch ceremony here today.
Also present were Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas and Deputy Rural and Regional Development Minister Datuk Alexander Nanta Linggi.
The RM55.6 million campus was a development project under the 10th Malaysia Plan. – BERNAMA