Stiffer penalties sought to combat haze, says Wan Junaidi


Covering up: Motorcyclists taking precautions against the haze as they travel in Petra Jaya, Kuching, yesterday. — ZULAZHAR SHRBLEE / The Star

KUCHING: The new Natural Re­­sources and Environment Minister is seeking a meeting with his Indonesian counterpart to address the region’s annual haze woes.

Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said he would also seek to increase penalties within Malaysia and impose stricter enforcement.

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