By ILONA ANDREW
KOTA KINABALU: The Ministry of Agriculture and Food industry welcomes the provision amounting RM459.64 million allocated by the state government.
Its minister Datuk Junz Wong said, the 2020 Sabah Budget tabled by Chief Minister and State Finance Minister Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Mohd Shafie Apdal at the State Legislative Assembly sitting here on Friday shows that the government is committed to developing the agriculture industry.
“This show that the Warisan-led government emphasises on helping the rural folks, especially farmers, fishermen, and livestock farmers.
“We (in the ministry) will plan accordingly on how to stage the implementation to ensure that we are able to reach the targeted group,” he said.
Junz added that the ministry will also ensure to help the people, ensuring that they could benefit from the provided allocations as much as possible.