Courtesy Visit to Head of State, Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud


Article by Corporate Communication Unit, PPKS


KUCHING, April 18 – On Wednesday, 17 April 2019, the senior management team from Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Sarawak (PPKS) paid a courtesy visit to Head of State, Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud at the Astana, Petra Jaya.


The PPKS team comprised PPKS Management Council Secretary, Dato Hajjah Maznah Binti Dasmi, PPKS Executive Director, En Hallman Bin Haji Sabri, and PPKS Chief Financial Officer, En Mohd Asri Bin Abdullah.


During the visit, the PPKS team took the opportunity to update the Head of State on the latest developments at PPKS, including the proposed College of Smart Agriculture at PPKS’s new campus in Mukah. The new campus is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2019.


With the support of the State Government, the College of Smart Agriculture will offer various programmes such as Fertigation, Hydroponics, Aquaculture, Aquaponics, Packaging, and Marketing. This will facilitate the application of latest technologies to transform Sarawak’s agricultural sector and also go a long way to increase agricultural output, encourage the development of sustainable agricultural practices by farmers and provide exciting career opportunities for the youths.





Group photo with Head of State, Tuan Yang Terutama Yang Di-Pertua Negeri Sarawak, Tun Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib Mahmud (second right) during the courtesy visit. From left: PPKS Chief Financial Officer, En. Mohd Asri Bin Abdullah, PPKS Management Council Secretary, Dato Hajjah Maznah Binti Dasmi, and PPKS Executive Director, En Hallman Bin Haji Sabri.