‘Laws needed to protect Ulu Muda’


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  • Friday, 29 Mar 2019

Visitors enjoying taking photographs at a hot spring saltlick along Muda River. StarPic By: ZAINUDIN AHAD/The Star / 16 Mac 2019

GEORGE TOWN: Legislation is needed to gazette the Ulu Muda Forest Reserve in Kedah as a ‘Northern Region Water Catchment Area’, said the Penang Water Supply Corporation (PBAPP).

Its chief executive officer Datuk Jaseni Maidinsa said with laws to monitor and manage Ulu Muda, the reserve will receive protection not only as a rainforest area but also as a regional catchment area.

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