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Govt going all out to prevent extinction of Malayan tiger

PARLIAMENT | With the estimated population of the Malayan tiger in the country currently at less than 200 and Malaysia expected to lose the species within five to 10 years if no drastic action is taken, the government is going all out to prevent this, the Dewan Rakyat was told today.

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Parliament and Law) Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said towards ensuring the survival of the Malayan tiger, the cabinet had agreed to implement three approaches entailing nine conservation strategies for a period of 10 years from this year to 2030.

He said the first included strengthening efforts to stop the decline...

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