Agricultural focus for Sarikei, Betong


MyKasih Foundation chairman Tan Sri Dr Ngau Boon Keat (left) handing over a mock cheque of RM100,000 for the Rural Kids Education Fund to Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah, while charity golf organising chairman Datuk Richard Lee (right) looks on.

SARIKEI: The Sarikei and Betong divisions in Sarawak will be developed to become the state's food basket by 2030, said Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas.

Uggah, who is also Sarawak Modernisation of Agriculture, Native Land and Regional Development Minister, said there was plenty of land in both areas still available for large scale and commercial cultivation of fruits.

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