Opportunities in Sarawak-Australia natural resource wealth

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KUCHING: Deputy Premier Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said more opportunities can be mapped out between Sarawak and Australia as both are rich in natural resources.

He spoke of the possibility when he met with Western Australia’s Minister for Finance, Aboriginal Affairs, Racing and Gaming, Citizenship and Multicultural Interest Dr Toni Buti recently.

He said this in the context of Sarawak aspiring to be a thriving society where everyone enjoys economic prosperity, social inclusivity, and sustainable environment driven by the data and innovation come 2030.

“This is an important plan that charts the way forward for Sarawak, focusing on six economic sectors, namely manufacturing, commercial agriculture, tourism, forestry, mining and services,” he added.

Awang Tengah was leading a Sarawak delegation on a courtesy call to Toni at Parliament House in Perth

Present at the meeting from Sarawak were Deputy Minister of International Trade and Investment Datuk Dr Malcolm Mussen Lamoh and Sarawak Economic Planning Unit director Datu Abdullah Zaidel.

Ministry of International Trade, Industry and Investment Sarawak acting permanent secretary Dzulkornain Masron and adviser Datuk Naroden Majais were also in the delegation.

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