SARAWAK: Sarawak Trade and Tourism Office Singapore (STATOS) has recently launched its latest initiative with the name of EAT.CHIAK. MAKAN, which aims to draw foodies all the way from Singapore to Sarawak in order to promote the destination. The mentioned agency has prepared Sarawak Food Trail booklets for the tour packages to the East Malaysian state which features information on Sarawakian delicacies and over 70 local eateries in different key joints.
STATOS chairman, Tan Sri Mohamad Morshidi Abdul Ghani said “EAT.CHIAK.MAKAN recognizes that we cannot separate Singaporeans from their love of food, and hope to entice them with Sarawak’s wealth of mouth watering delicacies,”. The booklet recommends the best and most affordable locations to try each local delicacies which includes popular dishes such as Kolo Mee and Sarawak laksa, to some of the simple and comfort food like Kueh Chap and Gong Pia. The EAT.CHIAK.MAKAN Kuching booklet is available at STATOS and can be downloaded on its website https://statos.com.sg/. Mohamad Morshidi said Sarawak and Singapore shared a close working relationship, which contributed to a 4.24 per cent increase in Singaporean visitors to Sarawak between January to September 2019. He added “We want to continue to foster this relationship by constantly introducing exciting and unique campaigns such as EAT.CHIAK.MAKAN that resonate with Singaporeans, and sharing all that Sarawak has to offer,”.