Razi presents offer letter of the Projek Rakyat and Projek Bantuan Pelbagai Pertanian to one of the recipients. Photo: Osman Razali

DEBAK: Saribas is ready if the state wants to turn it into a goat breeding centre for Betong Division to meet growing demand.

Its assemblyman Mohammad Razi Sitam stated that the preparedness was decided after seeing the breeding potential of the area.

He said villagers in several kampungs are excited by the prospect of goat breeding.

“Recently, 25 villagers were interested in accepting a letter of offer for a goat breeding project under the 2019 and 2020 Saribas state seat’s Agriculture Facilitation Fund (AFF).

“Therefore, I welcome it if there is any discussion to make Saribas a centre for goat breeding,” he said after presenting Projek Rakyat offer letter and Projek Bantuan Pelbagai Pertanian for Saribas in Dewan Perpaduan here, yesterday.

Amongst those present were Betong Agriculture officer Petrus Kang, veterinary officer Dr Siong Jing Jing, Debak Sub-District officer Nazari Bujang and Temenggong Piee Alwi.