KUCHING: Batang Ai hydro dam has brilliant ability to be advanced as a traveller destination for water recreation activities, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.
According to him, this is since the dam, that’s the first hydroelectric dam to be constructed in Sarawak in 1983, is already geared up with facilities inclusive of a motel and resort.
“What it desires now’s for the ones relevant to increase areas around the dam and then perform marketing efforts much like what’s being done in China, Europe and New Zealand to draw extra tourists to Batang Ai,” he said whilst officiating the ‘Pesta Batang Ai 2019’ and Batang Ai Kitchen in Batang Ai the day prior to this.
He mentioned that with Batang Ai serving as a tourist vacation spot, this in flip could additionally create financial opportunities to the agricultural network particularly the ones in Lubok Antu.
Awang Tengah, who is additionally Industrial and Entrepreneur Development Minister, advised that they are attempting their fingers in developing eco-tourism merchandise that allows you to improve entrepreneurship and the tourism industry within the constituency.
“One of the products they can look at is the kelulut honey which has been evolved into various products along with soaps.”
He stated the Sarawak authorities also gives various presents to help marketers especially the ones from rural regions in addition to graduates who’re interested in undertaking into the small, medium employer (SME) industries.
He also advised marketers to check in their products at Sarawak Pavilion, a digital marketplace platform which promotes nearby products to the overseas marketplace.
Meanwhile, Assistant Minister of Industries and Investment Malcolm Mussen Lamoh stated the national government would preserve to bring improvement to Batang Ai constituency for the advantage of the humans there.
“I additionally have high hopes that Pesta Batang Ai can be organised as soon as each year with a higher allocation which in flip will gain residents right here,” said the Batang Ai assemblyman.
Also, gift had been Assistant Minister of Entrepreneur and Small, Medium Enterprise (SME) Development Datuk Mohd Naroden Majais and Assistant Minister of Youth and Sports Datuk Snowden Lawan.