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BETONG, June 5: Layar assemblyman Dato Gerald Rentap Jabu has called on Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (KPDNHEP) to intensify the monitoring of prices of goods during festive seasons especially in Betong.
According to a report by Sarawak Public Communications Unit (UKAS), Gerald also requested KPDNHEP to monitor the supply of essential goods in Betong to ensure that supplies are always sufficient for locals.
He said this when officiating at the Malaysian Family Sales Programme (PJKM) representing Sarawak Deputy Premier Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas at Pasar Tamu Baru Betong recently.
Gerald who is also the Deputy Minister of Youth, Sports and Entrepreneur Development said that PJKM is one of the government’s initiatives through KPDNHEP and elected representatives in the Betong Parliamentary constituency, namely himself, Uggah (Bukit Saban), Mohammad Razi Sitam (Saribas) and Betong MP Datuk Robert Lawson Chuat.
PJKM Betong was held on May 28 and May 29 through the cooperation of KPDNHEP, Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) Sarawak Office, Sarawak Malaysian Fisheries Development Authority and Nam Leong Department Store. — DayakDaily