More than RM 30 million was invested by the Government of Sarawak on structural transformation at the Semenggoh Wildlife Centre, Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg said.
The allocation was said to have been part of the state government's serious efforts to protect wildlife in Sarawak, thus allowing tourists to enjoy the natural beauty and exotic wildlife of this state from other parts of the world.
“We want to tell the world that we are seriously preserving our wildlife, through this upgrading exercise,” he told a press conference after the laying of the foundation stone for Semenggoh Rainforest Discovery Centre at the Wildlife Centre here.
According to him, a new program to increase the efficiency of wildlife conservation had been restructured by Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC), a state authority for forestry, wildlife management, and conservation.
Sarawak Forestry Corporation (SFC), a government agency for forestry, wildlife protection, and conservation, announced that a new initiative to improve wildlife conservation effectiveness was restructured.
During the ceremony, Sarawak Timber Industry Development Corporation and Sarawak Timber Association took advantage of the International Orangutan Day today, to hand over RM50,000 as a donation to SFC for orangutan conservation efforts.
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