Perth visit to draw investment

AWANG Tengah (fourth left) in a group photo with Dr Mussen (second left), Naroden (fifth left) and others during a visit to Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) headquarters, Perth.

PERTH: Deputy Premier Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan led the Sarawak state delegation to visit Fortescue Future Industries (FFI) headquarters, here on Friday.

According to a press statement, the two-hour visit, the state’s delegates were briefed on FFI proposal to setup a green hydrogen production plant in Sarawak.

Awang Tengah in his remarks pointed out that Sarawak always maintained an attractive investment.

“We are supportive of this proposed project as it is in line with Sarawak’s Post COVID-19 Development Strategy (PCDS) 2030 that aims to elevate Sarawak to become a high-income economy by 2030 through economic prosperity, social inclusivity and environmental sustainability

“Global warming has accelerated the adoption of greener technologies and the Russia-Ukraine war has also hastened the move towards alternative sources of green energy, instead of relying on fossil fuel,” he said.

Also joining the delegation were Deputy Minister of International Trade and Investment Datuk Dr Malcolm Mussen Lamoh, Sarawak Economic Planning Unit director Datuk Abdullah Zaidel, Ministry of International Trade, Industry and Investment (MINTRED) Sarawak acting permanent secretary Dzulkornain Masron, the ministry’s advisor Datuk Naroden Majais and its special officer Datuk Liaw Soon Eng.

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