Deputy Premier: Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office Brunei to commence operations this year

Awang Tengah (center) witnessing the signing ceremony between STATO Brunei Sdn Bhd and Management of Pavo Point today.

KUCHING, March 22: The Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office (STATO) Brunei will commence  operations this year, says Deputy Premier Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.

He said it will function as a one stop centre for investment and businesses, as well as tourism players in Brunei to meet and liaise with their Sarawakian counterparts on a regular basis.

“The objective of establishing STATO Brunei is to further enhance business and tourism collaborations between Brunei and Sarawak,” said Awang Tengah after witnessing the singing for tenancy agreement between Sarawak Trade and Tourism Sdn Bhd and Pavo Point Management for STATO Brunei, today.

The signing ceremony was held at STATO Brunei office at Pavo Point, Bandar Seri Begawan between Datuk Amar Abu Bakar Marzuki, who signed on behalf of STATO Brunei Sdn Bhd while Awang Damit Awang Osman signed on behalf of Management of Pavo Point.

Also present during the ceremony were Deputy Minister of Transport Malaysia Datuk Hasbi Habibollah, Deputy Minister for Food Industry, Commodity and Regional Development (M-FICORD) Sarawak Datuk Dr Abdul Rahman Ismail, and High Commissioner of Malaysia to Brunei Darussalam His Excellency Raja Dato’ Reza Raja Zaib Shah. — DayakDaily