TONGOD (TUES): The draft of Tongod District Development Plan was presented at the Mesyuarat Jawatankuasa Tindakan Daerah by the Institute for Development Studies (Sabah), (IDS). The meeting was chaired by Tongod District Officer, Hj. Mohd. Fauzi Norbeh and also attended by ADUN N.57 Kuamut, YB Datuk Masiung Banah.
“The implementation of economic programs and activities in Tongod will depend on the mindset of the local community. They should be taking initiatives to come out from eKasih list rather than solely waiting for government assistance” Datuk Masiung said. He further reiterated that Tongod aims for bigger industry scale to boost up the economy of the district which famously known as the heart of Sabah.
Meanwhile, Mr Anthony Kiob, Chief Executive Director of IDS said that the Tongod District Development Plan is expected to be completed by end of December 2021. Tongod is being listed as a hot spot area for agricultural activities in the Sabah Maju Jaya plan.