Ministry Of Primary Industry (MPI) Assembly At The Malaysian Rubber Board (MRB)

On October 23, 2019, MRB hosted the MPI Assembly No. 8/2019. The assembly which was held at the Theatrette Hall, Level 2, Bangunan Getah Asli (Menara), MRB from 9.30am to 11.30am was officiated by YB Puan Teresa Kok, Minister of Primary Industry. Also present were YB Datuk Seri Shamsul Iskandar Hj. Mohd Akin (Deputy Minister of Primary Industry), YB Dato’ Dr. Tan Yew Chong (Secretary General, MPI), Mr Ravi Muthayah (Deputy Secretary General of Plantation and Commodities, MPI), Mr Toisin Gantor (Deputy Secretary General of Strategic Planning and Management, MPI) as well as Director Generals and Chief Executive Officers of the agencies and councils under the MPI.

MPI Assembly is a monthly event organised by the MPI itself to provide a platform in which the YB Minister is able to deliver ministry activities and planning directly to all parties at the ministry, agency and council levels. Among the issues that were addressed during the speech by the YB Minister were issues related to rubber commodities, particularly the aspect of price drop and Malaysian sustainable palm oil (MSPO) certification as an assurance that Malaysian palm oil is produced through sustainable productions.

YB Minister with MPI and LGM Staff

YBM gave a speech during the assembly with MPI