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S'gor MB says decision on degazetting forest reserve may take another month

Alyaa Alhadjri

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Modified 27 Jan 2021, 1:08 am

INTERVIEW | More than a year has passed since the proposal to degazette 931 hectares (ha) of peat forest from the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve.

In an interview with Malaysiakini, Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari said ongoing deliberations could take at least another month.

However, he reassured that the state's decision would take into account more than 40,000 objections to the plan.

"What we want to ensure is that development can continue in the area while at the same time maintain an ample size of the forest... 

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