The agricultural development in the Belait District was given attention by the Minister of Home Affairs during a work visit to the district yesterday. During the visit, Yang Berhormat Pehin Orang Kaya Seri Kerna Dato Seri Setia Doctor Haji Awang Abu Bakar bin Haji Apong and delegation also visited Teraja Longhouse and several agricultural development sites in the Belait District.
At Teraja Longhouse, Yang Berhormat took a closer look at the handicraft products made by the residents of the longhouse. Towards supporting the country's tourism industry, the longhouse has been active in providing services to tourist visiting waterfalls around Teraja area.
Yang Berhormat also made a visit to Syarikat Pertanian Tropikal Utama owned by Awang Yong Khian Fook, which produces the Arabica and Robusta coffee beans. More than 10 thousand coffee trees were planted at the 7-hectare areas of land.
The delegation took a closer look at the development of the agricultural activity by Asia Enterprise in Kampung Merangking. The company owned by Awang Chai Yum Fatt began its operation in 2017. It has produced various type of fruits under the Pilot Project for Rural Fruits Plantation.
Source: Radio Television Brunei