Govt targeting RM11mil sales in Aidiladha MADANI programme

SHAH ALAM; The Agriculture and Food Security Ministry is targeting RM11mil in sales through its Aidiladha MADANI special sale programme that kicked off on Saturday (June 25).

The Federal Agricultural Marketing Authority (Fama) programme will run until June 28, and will involve more than 20,000 entrepreneurs at 203 Fama marketing outlets nationwide.

On the programme, Fama chairman Aminuddin Zulkipli said that the authority will ensure that supplies at these locations are sufficient and people do not have to worry about not getting what they need.

“Fama is also targeting a sales value of RM440,000 for chickens, equivalent to 30,000 chickens and meat worth RM220,000 equivalent to 6.2 tonnes under this sale initiative,” he said.

The outlets involved in the initiative are its farmers’ markets, permanent farmers’ markets, Rural Transformation Centre (RTC) and Medan Niaga Satok (MNS).

He said this after launching the national-level Aidiladha Madani special sale programme at the Shah Alam Stadium farmers’ market here today which was also attended by FAMA acting director-general Abdul Rashid Bahri.

Aminuddin also said that supplies of meat, chicken, vegetables, and coconuts are sufficient ahead of the Aidiladha celebration.

“Besides fresh items such as meat, chicken and vegetables, consumers can also get Aidiladha delicacies such as ketupat, rendang, lemang and kuih,” he said.

At the event, Aminuddin launched “Kombo Madani” which consists of one chicken, lemongrass, galangal, ginger, and turmeric leaves priced at RM10 and limited to 100 customers. – Bernama