New department for parks and wildlife

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  • Wednesday, 11 Oct 2017

Awang Tengah (second from left) receiving a memento from Priesner, as a token of appreciation for officiating at the event.

KUCHING: Sarawak is in the midst of setting up a National Parks and Wildlife Department to better manage the state’s protected areas.

Deputy Chief Minister Datuk Amar Awang Tengah Ali Hasan said the new department would also focus on promoting tourism and improving revenues to finance the state’s national parks, nature reserves and wildlife sanctuaries.

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