Chief Minister Chairs 6th RECODA Board of Directors Meeting

KUCHING: Regional Corridor Development Authority (RECODA) – the leading agency in the development of the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (SCORE) – held its 6th Board of Directors’ Meeting, on Tuesday, 7th July.

Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Haji Adenan Haji Satem, who is also the Chairman of the RECODA Board of Directors, chaired the meeting, which was held at the State Legislative Assembly (DUN) building.

RECODA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson Baya Dandot reported on the progress achieved by the Authority over the past year, and also on the overall development of SCORE.

“After five years of working to develop the Corridor, what we have done today is epitomised by the size of the work in terms of its scale, speed and quality of the work done simultaneously across all and leading to the five growth nodes,” said Tan Sri Datuk Amar Wilson Baya Dandot during his briefing highlighting the list of achievements to the Board.

Director of State Planning Unit, Datu Haji Ismawi Haji Ismuni also gave an investment update on the approved projects across SCORE region, receiving RM 32 billion worth of total investment.

In attendance were the Board’s two Deputy Chairmen, Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Alfred Jabu anak Numpang and Resource Planning and Environment Minister II Datuk Amar Haji Awang Tengah Ali Hasan.

The Board Members present included Chief Secretary to the Government Tan Sri Dr. Ali Hamsa; State Secretary Tan Sri Datuk Amar Haji Mohamad Morshidi Abdul Ghani; State Financial Secretary Dato Sri Ahmad Tarmizi Haji Sulaiman; Economic Planning Unit (Prime Minister’s Department) Director General Datuk Seri Dr. Rahamat Bivi Yusoff; Public Private Partnership Unit (Prime Minister’s Department) Director General Dato’ Ahmad Husni Hussain; State Planning Unit (Chief Minister’s Department) Director Datu Haji Ismawi Haji Ismuni; Malaysian Investment Development Authority CEO Dato’ Azman Mahmud; MH Marican Advisory Sdn Bhd Chairman and CEO Tan Sri Mohd Hassan Marican; and Treasury Secretary-General Dato’ Dr Mohd Irwan Serigar Abdullah represented by Sarawak Federal Finance Officer Datu Jabidah Monseri.

RECODA advisor Tan Sri Rafidah Abdul Aziz, who is Senior Independent Non-Executive Chairman of AirAsia X Bhd, was also present at the meeting.

After being briefed on the updates, Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Haji Adenan Haji Satem said, “Despite all the challenges we face, we have done pretty well and I look forward to see more progress being done across all five growth nodes.”

The tenure for the current RECODA Board of Directors is three years; from 1st August 2014 to 31st July 2017.

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For further information, please do not hesitate to contact RECODA at 082-444851 or visit the RECODA website at www.sarawakscore.com.my.