Published: Tuesday July 10, 2012 MYT 2:22:00 PM
Updated: Tuesday July 10, 2012 MYT 2:24:36 PM
Sarawak CM wants local and foreign engineers to share expertise
KUCHING: Chief Minister Tan Sri Abdul Taib Mahmud wants local and foreign engineers to share their expertise in developing water resources that could contribute to the development of the state and country.
He said Sarawak was among the states with the most river networks in the country and they should be used wisely, especially to generate source of energy for industrial use, including the Sarawak Corridor of Renewable Energy (Score).
"Sarawak has many water resources, but they are wasted. I hope local engineers can share their expertise with foreign engineers to find the best way water resources in the state," he said when speaking at the fifth conference of engineers organised by Universiti Malaysia Sarawak (Unimas) and the Malaysian Institute of Engineering Tuesday.
Taib said he also hoped that they would be more sensitive to the environment and would enhance green technology.
This is important so as not to bring adverse effects on human lives, he added.-Bernama