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Deputy minister disagrees with PSR, to convey fisherfolks' concerns to CM

Susan Loone
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Agriculture and Agro-based Industry Deputy Minister Sim Tze Tzin has expressed his disagreement with the Penang South Reclamation (PSR) project, saying he would convey the concerns of the fisherfolk to the state government.

Sim, who is PKR Bayan Baru MP, concedes the southern reclamation plan will destroy marine ecology and affects the income of the fisherfolk.

He plans to meet with the state government in January next year to convey the voice of the fisherfolk.

"As the deputy minister of agriculture and MP of Bayan Baru, I have the responsibility of taking care of my stakeholders, who are the fisherfolk and their families," Sim told Malaysiakini...

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