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Menraq patrol leaders Ardi Kembong (second right) and Sufian Raman (extreme right) receiving the award from Yadava at a ceremony on Dec 7, 2023, in Guwahati, Assam, India. — International Rhino Federation

TWO team leaders of Perak’s Menraq Patrol Unit were invited to the first Asian Ranger Forum in Guwahati, Assam, India, to receive the IUCN World Commission on Protected Areas (WCPA) International Ranger Award 2023.

According to Rimau (Persatuan Pelindung Harimau Malaysia), Ardi Kembong and Sufian Raman received the award from MK Yadava of the Indian Forest Service, who is also the Principal Chief Conservator of Forest and Head of Forest Force, at a ceremony on Dec 7.

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