Friday, September 17

Mustapa leads delegation to Samalaju Industrial Park


MASSIVE: A photo of Samalaju Tokuyama Phase 1 project taken from SCORE website.

KUCHING: Representatives from the Ministry of International Trade and Industry (Miti) made a landmark visit to Samalaju Industrial Park in Bintulu on Sunday.

The entourage led by its minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed met with Regional Corridor Development Authority (Recoda) CEO Datuk Amar Wilson Baya Dandot and State Planning Unit director Datu Ismawi Ismuni as well as officers from Bintulu Development Authority, Ministry of Industrial Development Authority (Mida) and Miti Sarawak, according to a press release made available yesterday.

Other members of Mustapa’s entourage comprised its secretary-general Datuk Dr Rebecca Fatima Sta Maria and Matrade deputy CEO Datuk Zakaria Kamarudin.

LOOKING AT PROGRESS: Mustapa (third left) and Baya (left) being briefed by officers from Samalaju Port.

LANDMARK VISIT: Mustapa (ninth left) and Baya (eight left) with the visitors and hosts at Bintulu Port site.

The entourage made a tour to see the progress of work on the physical development, especially on Tokuyama Polycrystalline Silicon Plant (Phases 1 and 2), Press Metal Aluminium Smelting Plant, Samalaju Port and Section A dual carriage road connecting investors from the industrial areas to Samalaju Port.

Upon arrival at Samalaju Port site office, the entourage was given a briefing on the Samalaju Port progress and planning by Bintulu Port Sdn Bhd CEO Datuk Mior Ahmad Baiti Mior Lub Ahmad.

These projects are all within the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) region.