‘Review to stop illegal wildlife trade’


Spreading good cheer: Liow handing out ‘duit raya’ to children from Sungai Kemahal in the Bentong district during a Hari Raya gathering.

BENTONG: The Transport Ministry will review its transshipment procedures in a bid to curb the illegal wildlife trade, its minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said.

“We support Hong Kong’s seizure of illegal elephant ivory because we won’t allow this sort of illegal activity to go through our port,” he said after attending a Hari Raya celebration at Felda Sungai Kemahal.

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