SAVE KUALA LANGAT NORTH FOREST RESERVE FROM DE-GAZETTEMENT
For Immediate Release
SELANGOR, 26 MARCH 2020: The Coalition for the Protection of Selangor’s Forests demands that the degazettement process for the Kuala Langat North Forest Reserve be suspended due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The current Movement Control Order (MCO) and the suspending of activities by NGOs by the Registrar of Societies have made it impossible to have any proper assessment of impacts or dialogue on the proposed degazettement.
Amidst the ongoing COVID-19 crisis and the announcement of the MCO on 16 March 2020, the Coalition feels that the Selangor Chief Minister, Datuk Seri Amirudin Shari’s announcement at the Selangor State Legislative Assembly sitting on 17 March 2020 that the state government would soon conduct a public hearing session for the proposed degazettement , is inappropriate. .Read more