Kedah revokes and halts issuing new permits for felling trees


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  • Wednesday, 05 Sep 2018

GEORGE TOWN: If trees could speak, those in the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve may thank the Kedah government.

With immediate effect, the state is revoking logging permits in the massive jungle and suspending the issuance of new ones, says Land, Water and Natural Resources Minister Dr Xavier Jayakumar.

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