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Planned Tasik Chini forest reserve revised to exclude mining site

A royalty-linked mining site that was initially supposed to be part of the planned Tasik Chini forest reserve has been removed from the earmarked area.

Malaysiakini learnt that the 40.51-hectare mining site, around the size of 60 Olympic football fields and located 3km away from Tasik Chini, was excluded by means of a state government gazette.

Pahang Survey and Mapping Department (Jupem), when contacted, confirmed that the mining site at Lot 87978 in Mukim Penyor was initially supposed...

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