Sarawak Is Committed To The Awareness Level Of Importance Of Environmental Conservation

Posted on 09 Nov 2023
Source of News: UKAS News

KUCHING, 8th November 2023: Sarawak is committed to raising the awareness of the public in relation to the importance of environmental conservation and preservation. Premier of Sarawak, Datuk Patinggi Tan Sri (Dr) Abang Abdul Rahman Zohari Tun Datuk Abang Openg said, to achieve comprehensive preservation and preservation of the environment, any economic activities and development programs should be balanced with environmental factors. According to him, this is in line with the concept of sustainable development, which is development that meets the needs of current generations without compromising the ability to meet the needs of future generations. "Therefore, environmental law compliance activities as well as the terms and conditions of environmental management need to be increased.


"The cooperation between related agencies, such as the Sarawak Natural Resources and Environment Board (NREB) and the Environment Department (JAS) must be strengthened to ensure Sarawak's transformation agenda is on the right track, and the environment continues to be protected, preserved and maintained well," he said. He said this in the text of his speech read by the Deputy Premier of Sarawak, Datuk Amar Professor Dr Sim Kui Hian who represented him while completing the National Environment Day (HASN) Celebration Ceremony 2023 at the Sarawak State Assembly (DUN) Atrium here on Wednesday.

The Sarawak Premier added, strict strategic policies and law enforcement as well as cultivating environmental awareness and surveillance at all levels of society are also very important. “Close cooperation, high commitment, and the collective awareness of all stakeholders are essential to prevent environmental pollution and to carry out law enforcement efforts effectively,” he said. HASN Celebration 2023 Sarawak Level themed "Environment Shared Responsibility" is jointly organized by NREB with JAS, Trienekens Sdn. Bhd, ZHA Environmental Sdn Bhd and SAR-ALAM Indah Sdn Bht. The main objective of HASN's organization is to promote education and environmental awareness widely while providing a platform to Malaysians, to live together the environment besides recognizing those who have made significant contributions to environmental preservation and preservation.

In the ceremony there was also a presentation of prizes for the NREB Secondary School Level 5R Sculpture Design Competition), the inter-School E-Waste Collection Competition (JAS), the presentation of certificates to the parties involved in the Electric and Electronic Waste (BEE) Campaigns 2022 and 2023 , the presentation of the contribution of the NREB's Adopted School Program. In addition to that was also witnessed the exchange of three memorandum of understanding (MoU) documents between Trienekens Sdn. Bhd., Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus and NREB Sarawak, NREB and ZHA Environmental Sdn Bhd as well as NREB and Sar-Alam Indah Sdn bhd.

Also present were the Deputy Minister of Urban Planning, Sarawak Land and Environment Administration, Datuk Len Talif Salleh, Deputy Minister of Energy and Environment Sustainability of Sarawak, Datuk Dr Hazland Abang Hipni, Deputy Secretary of the Sarawak Government (Administration) Datu Buckland Bangik and the Sarawak Environmental Quality Controller who captured the Chairman of the National Environment Day Celebration 2023 Sarawak Rank Jack Liam and other honorary diff. #UKASnews



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