In an effort towards promoting and assisting local companies and entrepreneurs in promoting their wood products, as well as publicizing the development of the industry in the country, the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism through the Forestry Department organized the National Wood Products Expo Brunei Darussalam in conjunction with the International Forest Day 2021. The official opening ceremony of the expo took place yesterday morning at the Airport Mall, Berakas.
The event was launched by Dayang Hajah Tutiaty binti Haji Abdul Wahab, Permanent Secretary at the Ministry of Primary Resources and Tourism. The four day expo were participated by the Forestry department, National Housing department and local wooden product companies, mainstream wood product company and local youth entrepreneurs. They produced wood products such as furniture's, doors and handicrafts. Dayang Noralinda binti Haji Ibrahim, Acting Director of Forestry in her welcoming speech said the expo was to raise public awareness on local wood products which are able to compete with imported wood products.
Source: Radio Television Brunei