6 young Sarawakians to showcase designed furniture pieces in Milan

6 young Sarawakians to showcase designed furniture pieces in Milan

Kuching, Feb 27 ; Six young Sarawakians designers have been accepted to showcase their designed products at the Milano Design week in Milan, Italy in the second quarter of this year. Citing the achievement of the six, Minister of International Trade and industry, Industrial Terminal and Entrepreneur Development Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan justified that the development of human capital especially in nurturing more designers for furniture. He took note that Sarawak Timber Development Corporation (STIDC) is presently implementing a programme to develop young designers in Sarawak to address the need for talent and skilled designers in the furniture industry and aims to train up to 100 young designers by 2030. Besides the manufacturing of furniture, Awang Tengah who is Second Minister of Urban Development and Resources believed that initiatives to promote non timber resources like bamboo will also need to be further enhanced. During a special gathering at STIDC's theatrette here today, he urged STIDC to be more proactive in implementing the...
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