All

Image Description

Set up new agriculture uni or restore UPM, says Salahuddin

  • Aug 8, 2018
Malaysia needs a university that focuses on agriculture in a bid to produce experts and specialists in the sector for the future, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub.He said there was a need to rethink whether to establish a new agricultural university or restore Universiti Putra Malaysia (UPM) back to its early days where the emphasis was solely on agriculture.Salahuddin said the university’s function would be to enhance skills, knowledge and technology in agricu
Read More..
Image Description

Food security is a priority, says Salahuddin

  • Jun 13, 2018
Salahuddin Ayub says reforms to bureaucracy and more efficient technology will introduced to boost the productivity of local farmers.THE government will focus on increasing food productivity and security, as well as minimising bureaucracy over the next three years, said Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub.He said the government was committed to mobilise appropriate initiatives in ensuring adequate food supply in the country, as well as to ensure the national food safety
Read More..
Image Description

Salahuddin tells ministry staff not to attend his political events

  • Jun 7, 2018
Civil servants working for the Agriculture and Agro-based Industries have been told not to attend their minister Salahuddin Ayub's political functions."If I have a political ceramah at night, you don't have to follow. If you want to support, do it quietly and vote for the party you want during elections," Salahuddin said at a dialogue with farmers in Kota Bharu, Kelantan today."There's no need to help me by wearing the party uniform [...] that is too much," the Amanah deputy president added.The
Read More..
Image Description

Salahuddin proposes NFC 2.0 in northern Johor

  • May 28, 2018
Johor will become the country’s largest hub for beef production through proposed cattle-breeding projects in Muar, Segamat and Pagoh.Agriculture and Agro-Based Industry Minister Salahuddin Ayub said he would be tabling a proposal on the matter to the Cabinet to secure immediate approval."Previously, I had made a statement regarding the National Feedlot Corporation (NFC). I will propose to the cabinet to continue with the project, with the goal of supplying 30 percent of the local meat demand,"
Read More..