by AZREEN HANI/ pic by BERNAMA
ROYAL Pahang Durian Resources PKPP Sdn Bhd denies facing financial difficulties and having internal dissent among its shareholders.
Royal Pahang chairman Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan Al-Sultan Abdullah described the allegations, which was recently shared on social media, as “unsubstantiated and absolutely untrue. “
“I am deeply disconcerted by recent circulation via a social messaging platform claiming that the Royal Pahang Durian Group is currently facing financial difficulties and experiencing internal shareholder dissent,” she said in a statement today.
“In this regard, I would like to strongly dispel these rumors as unsubstantiated and absolutely untrue.”
She said that the RPD Group, is financially sound and remains fully committed in partnership with Perbadanan Kemajuan Pertanian Negeri Pahang (PKPP) and the State in contributing to the growth of the national durian industry.
“In relation to these rumors, a police report has also been lodged,” Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan added.
The partner of PKPP is a State-owned company, making the RPDR PKPP as a joint endeavour with the State.
Apart from Tengku Puteri Iman Afzan, the RPDR PKPP’s Board of Directors are Datuk Seri Shahiruddin Ab. Moin (PKPP), Datuk Suhaimi Mohd Yunus (PKPP) Cheah Siew Mun (RPD) and Mun Yung Kwun (RPD)
“I would like to reiterate that I have full confidence that our management team have and will always carry out their duties professionally,” she said further.
According to her, the group’s durian processing factory will be built in strict adherence to local council regulations, proper planning and in compliance with internationally accepted HACCP guidelines.
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