The DOE has been looking after Malaysia's land, air and sea for 50 years


The DOE has implemented preventive measures against difficult-to-put-out peatland fires in high-risk areas nationwide. —Filepic/The Star

WHEN Malaysia’s Environment Department (DOE) was first set up 50 years ago, it was just a smallish entity tucked under the then Local Government and Environment Ministry and housed in a commercial office building in the heart of Kuala Lumpur.

Today, the DOE is a fully fledged department and has moved addresses as well as ministries. It now has a significant position in the Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability Ministry and is headquartered at the much grander Wisma Sumber Asli off Putrajaya’s main boulevard.

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