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MRC briefs Fadillah on rubber industry

MRC briefs Fadillah on rubber industry

KUALA LUMPUR: The Deputy Prime Minister and Plantation and Commodities Minister, Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof today visited the Malaysian Rubber Council (MRC), an agency under his Ministry, which is in charge of promoting Malaysian quality rubber and rubber products.

During the visit, he was introduced to the structure and functions of the MRC in the development of the country’s rubber industry, particularly in marketing of quality and sustainable rubber products, said MRC.

He was also briefed on MRC’s most recent initiatives, efforts, and plans to assist the rubber industry.

Fadillah is getting to know all the agencies under the Plantation and Commodities Ministry (MPC).

It said in a statement that the Deputy Prime Minister also had the opportunity to visit the MRC gallery, which features information about Malaysian rubber products as well as MRC’s successes.

Fadillah was accompanied by Deputy Plantation and Commodities Minister Datuk Siti Aminah Aching, Deputy secretary-general (Plantation and Commodities) Datuk Mat Zaidi Mohd Karli and secretary-general (Strategic Planning and Management) Abdul Hadi Omar.

They were welcomed by MRC chief executive officer Nor Hizwan Ahmad, deputy chief executive officer Izwan Zarik Sapari and other members of the MRC management. – Bernama