'Kelantan will stop logging if it receives petroleum royalty'

N Faizal Ghazali

Modified 23 Jan 2019, 7:21 pm

The lack of petroleum royalty flowing into Kelantan from Putrajaya is among the reasons the state government has to resort to logging, Mohd Amar Nik Abdullah said today.

The Kelantan deputy menteri besar said the federal government should therefore hasten its petroleum royalty payouts if it "really cared about the plight of the Orang Asli" in the state.

"The federal government is supposed to make prompt royalty payments...

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