Ministry to issue guidelines on forest management

The Air Chepam Forest Reserve in Gerik, Perak. Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar says currently, each state refers to its own respective enactments in managing forests. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, June 18, 2019.

THE Forestry Department of Peninsular Malaysia will issue guidelines on the jurisdiction of state governments in managing forests in their own states, said Water, Land and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

In line with this, he said his ministry would propose amendments to the National Forestry Act 1984 to include concerns surrounding logging licences and gazetting of forests. 

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  • Well Dr Mahathir just told the West they are wrong about deforestation for palm oil. Which is the policy of PH?

    Posted 1 year ago by Malaysia New hope