NGOs appeal to S'gor ruler to intervene in plan to degazette forest reserve

Modified 4 Feb 2021, 7:21 am

A coalition of NGOs called the "Defend the North Kuala Langat Forest Reserve" has appealed to Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah to intervene in the state government's proposal to degazette 931ha from the forest reserve in Kuala Langat.

One of the members involved in the campaign to oppose the degazetting of the forest reserve, Pertubuhan Pelindungan Khazanah Alam Malaysia (Peka), noted that a private company linked to the Selangor palace is allegedly involved in a plan to develop the area as reported by the media.

Selangor Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari had in February last year said any approval for a mixed-development project would see the state...

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