PEKAN: Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Abdul Razak desires continue the tradition of the late Tun Abdul Razak by continuing to defend the causes of the rural communities, including settlers.Najib said he desired to continue the legacy as a whole since the Federal Land Advancement Authority(Felda )and the Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority(Fama )were really close to the heart of his late dad, the nation’s 2nd prime minister.” There is no other leader in this nation who has the model of a settler’s home in front of his own home at Seri Taman, and even before he(Tun Razak )died, he had actually asked that the model of your house be preserved as a pointer to all parties, including myself that Felda and rural development were the basis of the struggles of Tun Abdul Razak.”For this reason as the next generation, we are obliged to continue his battles, I know not just must
we hope for his soul, but he also wanted these battles to remain and not be buried.” On the contrary, these( battles)need to continue to be brought
out today and in future and, for this, we must plan additional programs as the world has actually altered, the world of the 60s and 70s is no longer the same today.”The circumstance many modification but the spirit and worth of our battles do
not alter at all, instead we make it our goal to continue with these struggles,”he stated when releasing the nationwide level Decreasing Grocery Costs(Jimat Belanja Dapur)programme in Bandar Dara Chini, here today.Also present at the occasion were Fama chairman Tan Sri Badruddin Amiruldin, State Rural Development, Agriculture and Agro-based Market Committee chairman Datuk Seri Shafik Fauzan Sharif and State Felda Affairs Committee chairman Datuk Seri Abu Bakar Harun.To continue enhancing the fate of the Felda neighborhood, he stated the government forged excellent ties with the federal governments of China and India to market the nation’s palm oil products.”If China buys RM1.3 billion worth of palm oil, India RM1 billion, the price of palm oil will continue to increase and who enjoy … certainly the Felda
community for having more earnings.”However if we hear what the opposition state, we are going to cancel the agreement with China and if that is done, then that country will not buy palm oil from Malaysia again.
“If that happens, then the price of palm oil will drop and affect the settlers but, under my management, the federal government will continue this struggle and, as such, we should continue to support the BN federal government,” he said.Najib, who is also Pekan MP, stated the situation was far different from that of an’ expired’leader who formerly administered the nation and had actually never ever considered the fate of the rural community.
“I have actually been working long under him, so I know his behaviour … I can read it one by one, he never ever intended to assist the rural individuals, not that I wish to say but exactly what I am doing now is far much better than that leader.”Based on the records
, he stated the current government had offered more rewards to the inhabitants and the Muda Agricultural Development Authority had actually likewise been assigned RM2.7 billion for the period, 2011 to 2020 to establish irrigation systems.”In reality, never ever in
the history of farmers had they receive regular monthly payments of RM200 for three months while waiting for padi harvesting as well as the anglers likewise receive incentives, “he added.– Bernama