KUCHING: Deputy Minister for Natural Resources and Urban Development Datuk Len Talif Salleh received two courtesy calls on Today (June 27).

The first visit was from World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Malaysia chief executive officer Sophia Lim and WWF-Malaysia head of Sarawak conservation programme Dr Jason Hon in conjunction with International Forest Day.

“During their visit, they shared information about the role of WWF-Malaysia as well as conveying their support for the Sarawak government’s efforts towards biodiversity conservation and sustainable natural resource management.

“WWF has collaborated with the Sarawak government through various agencies such as working on the conservation of mangroves and dolphins in Tanjung Manis, Belawai and Paloh as well as building high conservation value capacity to support forest management for wildlife conservation,” Len said on his Facebook page.

The second visit was from a Japan Malaysia Association (JMA) delegation led by its president Takahashi Katsuhiko.

“This visit was to get cooperation and to explore development projects in various economic fields in the Rajang basin,” he explained.

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