Sarawak collaborating with Singapore to supply semi-finished furniture
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Talks are underway with Singapore for Sarawak to produce semi-finished furniture for companies based in Singapore.
“We are thinking of a dedicated furniture park for Singapore companies in Sarawak, so that you can get the raw materials that you need to produce good furniture. We can perhaps increase export of our furniture,” said Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Tun Openg.
Sarawak Forest Department undergoing departmental restructuring
In other news, the Sarawak Forest Department is undergoing a restructuring. According to Director Hamden Mohammad, the restructuring will more clearly define the roles and responsibilities of the Forest Department and the Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC) in managing forest resources and conserving Sarawak’s biodiversity.
“As agreed, the Forest Department will regulate all forest areas in Sarawak in the aspect of management and operations, while SFC will manage the national parks and wildlife protection,” said Director Hamden.