[BERNAMA] NAFAS HASRAT BESARKAN SAIZ DANA PELADANG KEBANGSAAN

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    As the Tiger of Jelutong finally rests, thousands pay tribute

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    DAP to hold memorial services to pay tribute to Karpal Singh

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  • Karpal inspired us, say mourners from near and far bidding farewell to their hero
    Karpal inspired us, say mourners from near and far bidding farewell to their hero

    As thousands of mourners bid farewell to the "Tiger of Jelutong", lawyer R. Joethy, 73, remembered his old law school buddy as one who rarely ever studied at university. Karpal Singh had so many distractions from his involvement in the student union where he was one of the leaders, Joethy said. "But he was very bright boy. He worked very... …

  • Karpal’s final journey
    Karpal’s final journey

    GEORGE TOWN, April 20 — The air in front of Number 144A, Jalan Utama was laden with grief and emotion as one of Penang’s most prominent sons, Karpal Singh, left his family home on his final journey... …

KANGAR, 26 Sept (Bernama) -- Pertubuhan Peladang Kebangsaan (NAFAS) akan

membesarkan saiz Dana Peladang Kebangsaan (DPK) sehingga RM100 juta bagi

membolehkan lebih banyak kegiatan ekonomi dilaksanakan bagi meningkatkan

taraf hidup peladang.

Pengerusinya, Datuk Seri Saipolbahari Suib berkata setakat ini sebanyak RM42

juta telah terkumpul dalam DPK dan yakin sasaran itu akan dicapai lebih cepat

sekiranya kerajaan meluluskan permohonan NAFAS untuk menyalurkan geran RM100

juta untuk dana itu.

Bercakap kepada pemberita selepas merasmikan Mesyuarat Agung kali ke-30

Pertubuhan Peladang Negeri (PPN) Perlis di sini hari ini, beliau berkata,

permohonan geran itu telah dibuat semasa pelancaran DPK oleh Perdana Menteri,

Datuk Seri Mohd Najib Tun Razak Disember tahun lalu.

Sejak diwujudkan, DPK telah membelanjakan kira-kira RM2 juta untuk pelbagai

tujuan berkaitan pertanian termasuk membabitkan pemilikan hartanah pertanian.

Saipolbahari turut menyarankan agar semua pertubuhan peladang kawasan (PPK)

di seluruh negara mencari dan membeli tanah pertanian terbiar dengan

menggunakan kemudahan pinjaman DPK untuk dimajukan.

Katanya, NAFAS juga akan mewujudkan lebih banyak petani yang berpendidikan

tinggi dengan mewujudkan Universiti NAFAS Agro di Bakri, Johor yang dijadual

beroperasi tahun depan.

Buat permulaan universiti berkenaan yang akan beroperasi di Kuala Lumpur

buat sementara waktu pada Januari, akan mengambil antara 400 dan 600 pelajar

perintis bagi mengikuti program ijazah dan diploma.

-- BERNAMA

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  • Interfaith group ‘worried’ that ex-judge can have such ‘racist’ views The Malay Mail Online
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