KUCHING: It was a very engaging session for the business community this morning as RECODA played host to a dialogue session with Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Economy), Mustapa Mohamed at a leading hotel here.
More than 70 people, representing the business committee here turned up for the session which lasted for almost two hours.
During the session, various issues concerning economy were raised by those present.
Mustapa who took note on all the issues raised briefed everyone on the various economic stimulus efforts taken by the government to address the nation’s economy following the COVID-19 pandemic.
He also praised the Sarawak government for its various initiatives in providing financial assistance such as Bantuan Khas Sarawakku Sayang (BKSS).
He said the economy had slowly picked up as most sectors in the industry had started operation last month following the Movement Control Order (MCO).
Present at the dialogue session were RECODA Chief Executive Officer, Datu Haji Ismawi bin Haji Ismuni who moderated the dialogue and president of Sarawak Business Federation, Datuk Abang Karim Tun Openg.