Farmers, fishermen, breeders to get RM300 each

Farmers, fishermen, breeders to get RM300 each

KOTA KINABALU,. The Sabah Minister of Agriculture and Food Industry yesterday detailed measures by the Sabah Government during the Movement Control Order (MCO).

Datuk Junz Wong said farmers, fishermen and breeders under B40 Category will receive a ‘one-off’ RM300 aid per person.

“This RM300 aid is a short-term measure to alleviate the immediate impact faced by the frontliners,” he said.

He added agro-entrepreneurs in the small medium industry venturing in the agriculture, aquaculture and livestock sector can also apply for a special loan package with 2% interest from Sabah Credit.

The minister advised interested parties to contact his ministry’s respond team at 014-3394766 or 017-2123521 for further information.

As for logistics and transportation sector, he assured that all agricultural produce will be allowed to continue be transported in order to ensure continuous food supply for Sabahans.

“However, the maximum number of staff in the course of transporting goods must be limited to two as we want to reduce unnecessary contact at the frontline.”

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