KUCHING: Batang Ai hydro dam has brilliant ability to be advanced as a traveler destination for water recreation activities, says Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.
According to him, since the dam, 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 before this.
He mentioned that with Batang Ai serving as a tourist vacation spot, this in flip could also create financial opportunities for the agricultural network, particularly Lubok Antu.
Awang Tengah, an Industrial and Entrepreneur Development Minister, advised that they are attempting their fingers to develop 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 give various presents to help marketers, especially those from rural regions, and graduates interested in undertaking into the small, medium employer (SME) industries. He also advised marketers to check their products at Sarawak Pavilion, a digital marketplace platform that 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 humans’ advantage.
“I additionally have high hopes that Pesta Batang Ai can be organized as soon as each year with a higher allocation which in flip will gain residents right here,” said the Batang Ai assemblyman.
Also, the 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.