Seminar to share on trade and industry at civic centre today


SARIKEI: A trade and industrial seminar at the civic centre here today (Thursday) is expected to share valuable information with the business community.

Themed ‘Industrial and Business Sector Players of the New Era’, the main objective of the seminar is to disseminate information on business opportunities, financial assistance and loans, infrastructure facilities, as well as the latest programmes and facilities.

A speaker from the Malaysian Investment Development Authority (Mida) will present the paper ‘Role of Mida and various incentives offered by the government in the manufacturing and service sector’.

The second paper is ‘Investment and business opportunities in SCORE (Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy)’ by the State Planning Unit (SPU), while the third is ‘Financing and government assistance programmes’ by the Malaysian Industrial Development Finance (MIDF).

The state Health Department is scheduled to present the fourth paper entitled ‘1Malaysia food safety scheme’, while the fifth paper ‘Atom, Tukar, KR1M and MR1M’ will be by the Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperatives and Consumerism.

The final paper is entitled ‘Financial facilities assistance and advisory services provided by SME Bank.

Minister of Industrial Development Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan is scheduled to officiate at the opening ceremony at 10am.