Budget 2018 fails to address core environmental issues, say NGOs

  • Nation
  • Friday, 27 Oct 2017

A file picture of a Sabah Forestry Department officer checking the growth of replanted native trees at the Bukit Piton forest reserve.

PETALING JAYA: Environmental groups have welcomed Budget 2018's push for green technology, but were disappointed that it did not effectively address Malaysia's core environmental issues.

"We are encouraged to see an attempt by the Government to push for more green investments with the RM5bil allotment for the Green Technology Financing Scheme," said Greenpeace Malaysia chief operating officer John Loh.

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