Can't drive out Lynas because foreign investors are watching, says Dr M

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 08 Aug 2019

FUKUOKA (Bernama): Malaysia cannot force Lynas Corp to leave Malaysia after having invited the Australian rare earths producer to invest in the country just because some people do not want to accept expert studies, says Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

The Prime Minister said Lynas had invested more than RM1bil on its operations in Malaysia but the processing of the rare earth minerals is said to produce radioactive waste.

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