11 Members of the Legislative Council made visit to several agricultural and fishery sites in the Brunei Muara District yesterday morning. Organised by the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism, the visits aimed to share information and provide understanding on the current development and achievements of agriculture and fishery industries in the country.
The delegation first visited Gropoint Sendirian Berhad located at Tungku Agricultural Development Area, where they were welcomed by Yang Berhormat Dato Seri Setia Awang Haji Ali bin Apong, Minister of Primary Resources and Tourism. The joint venture company between local entrepreneurs and overseas investor produces non-seasonal fruits. Also present were Dayang Hajah Tutiaty binti Haji Abdul Wahab, Acting Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism; as well as Awang Abdul Halidi bin Mohd Salleh and Awang Wardi bin Mohd Ali, Deputy Permanent Secretaries at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism
The pineapple planting project by Kampung Tungku/Katok Consultative Council at the Tungku Agricultural Development Area were also included in the delegation's itinerary.
The delegation then proceeded to MC Biotech Sendirian Berhad located at the Bio Innovation Corridor, Kampung Tungku. The company is involved in processing microalgae.
In the afternoon, the visit continued to Syarikat Perusahaan Bakar bin Berudin at the Luahan Jerudong Agricultural Development Area, where the company specialises in duck rearing.
Meanwhile, Greenthumb Farm Sendirian Berhad that produces mushrooms at the Brunei Agriculture Research Center was also included in the delegation's itinerary.
Also highlighted in the visit was the strawberry plant business by Berry Good Sendirian Berhad, where they use greenhouses equipped with temperature modification and cooling technology.
The delegation then continued the visit to Syarikat Hj Sapar at Lumapas Agricultural Development Area, where the company produces vegetables, tapioca and others.
Syarikat Hajah Arnie, also located at Lumapas Agricultural Development Area was also included in the delegation's visit. The company also produces vegetables, tapioca and others.
Source: Radio Television Brunei