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24 July 2018

Malaysia – Guangxi Forestry Cooperation Memorandum of Understanding Signing Ceremony

The Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Malaysian Wood Industries Association (MWIA) and The Forestry Department of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region on 24 July 2018 with the intention to promote collaboration and exchange of information between the Malaysian and Guangxi forestry sector.

The MOU was signed by Mr. Goh Chee Yew, the President of MWIA and Mr. Huang Xianyang, the Director General of Forestry Department of Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region, China. The event was witnessed by the Honorable Minister of Primary Industries, Y. B. Teresa Kok.

Among the objectives of the MoU were:

  • To build an information sharing platform to carry out co-operative projects for the establishment of fast growing plantation in Malaysia;
  • To exchange information and co-operation of the forest resources;
  • To promote technical exchange and training on afforestation and processing technology.

 

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Media inquiries, kindly contact:

Ms. S. K. Pang – Malaysian Wood Industries Association

Email: mwia@mwia.com.my