The Perlis State Farmers, Breeders and Fishermen’s Day Opening Ceremony 2019 was officiated by the Honorable Dato’ Seri Azlan Man, the Chief Minister of Perlis at the Tuanku Syed Putra Stadium, Perlis. The 4-day program runs from August 29 to September 1, 2019 and is attended by the Departments & Agencies of the Ministry and State of Perlis. It also includes participation from the private sector and entrepreneurs from the inside and outside.

The Farmers’ Day Opening Ceremony concluded with the awarding of the competition category in conjunction with the HPPNP 2019, which was awarded to Mr. Rosli Suhaimi Bin Noordin of Area E-I Farmers Organization, Simpang Four as the Jaya Farmer Award recipient while the Sanglang Simpang Unit received the Jaya Farmers Unit Award. The Honorable Dato ‘Seri Azlan Man, the Perlis Chief Minister, had the opportunity to visit the MADA exhibition booth where he was briefed by Perlis Region I General Manager, Mr Zairizal Zainon on the direction of the paddy industry to be given a fresh breath by the ministry and MADA.

Also accompanying the Chief Minister were the Director of the Regional Management Division, Mr Dzulkifli Yaakob and Deputy General Manager I (Agriculture) Mr Shahrulnazri Awang.

The annual Farmers, Breeders and Fishermen’s Day celebration is a tribute and a tribute to farmers, breeders and fishermen across the country. This demonstrates the government’s concern for the efforts and hardships of those who seek to produce food and develop our country’s agricultural sector.