Indonesia is one of the producers of broiler chickens in the world that has been able to meet domestic needs and even has the potential to export production. After Singapore agreed that Indonesia could export broiler chickens, both frozen and live, it was the turn of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government to express its interest in seeing the poultry system in Indonesia and its readiness to be able to export it to the UAE.
Delegation The Ministry of Climate Change and Environment (MOCCAE) UAE came to Indonesia on 5 June 2023, namely Dr. Kaltham Kayaf, Acting Director of the Animal Development and Health Department and Dr. Ahmed Zahran, Veterinarian for Animal Development and Health Department and accompanied by the Indonesian Head of the Trade Promotion Center (ITPC) Dubai, Mohammad Khomaini. After conducting an opening meeting at the Office of the Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health (Ditjen PKH) of the Ministry of Agriculture led by the Director General of Livestock and Animal Health, Nasrullah, the MOCCAE delegation and representatives of the Directorate General of PKH visited the Tanjung Priuk Agricultural Quarantine Office. The visit to Malindo was carried out on day 3 (7/6), namely to PT Leong Ayamsatu Primadona, Farm Jakarta Broiler 10, Purwakarta, West Java and RPHU PT Malindo Feedmill in Purwakarta, West Java.
During the visit to the Jakarta 10 broiler farm, drh. Iryan Wibowo, GM Partnership and Internal Broiler, Dr. Ng Hon Yean, Head Veterinary and other internal team. While the government side was also fully present, both from the center, district and the Subang Veterinary Center. On this occasion Dr. Ahmed Zahran asked about SOP implementation, biosecurity, Avian Influenza Compartmental implementation and risk mitigation. Not only the farm was asked, but also from the government. Many questions lead to government regulations and the extent to which they are compatible with implementation in the field. On this occasion Dr. Ahmed expressed his satisfaction with the stringent biosecurity and Malindo is an integrated company starting from feed, Grand Parent Stock, Parent Stock, Final Stock and up to RPHU and processing. “This makes it easier to control and trace,” said Dr. Ahmed.
In the afternoon the UAE delegation and the Government of Indonesia visited the Malindo Poultry Slaughterhouse (RPHU) located in Cijunti, Purwakarta. The agenda is to listen to the RPHU profile presentation, see the production process and discuss it. On this occasion, the profile of PT Malindo Food Delight’s processing plant was also presented. At the end of the event, Dr. Ahmed tasted the SunnyGold products that were served.
In the closing meeting held on June 10, 2023, at the Directorate General of Livestock and Animal Health, Ragunan, Jakarta, Dr. Khaltam said that they would discuss the results of his visit to several poultry companies and government facilities when they arrived in Dubai. There are several questions to the Government of Indonesia that need to be completed with supporting regulations. He also said that Indonesia was able to export processed poultry products to the UAE, while frozen chicken was still waiting for the results from their visit to Indonesia.