KUALA LUMPUR (Bern): Minister of Energy and Natural Resources Datuk Seri Takiyuddin Hassan expressed his ministry’s commitment to continue his agenda to ensure that the country’s natural resources are safeguarded and sustainably managed and responsible for future generations.
Takiyuddin said that in accordance with the country’s climate change program, the ministry has also committed to increasing the production of electricity from renewable energy sources as part of the production development plan of the country. electricity 2021-2039.
“I am confident and determined to take on this responsibility and confidence to achieve the vision and mission, drive key people-centered initiatives, and prioritize a high performance work culture to support government initiatives to address challenges. challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic and the country’s economic conditions. recovery, “he said in a statement Wednesday, September 1.
Takiyuddin, who pointed to his ministry on Wednesday, was given the responsibility to navigate with his deputy Datuk Ali Biju.
Meanwhile, Takiyuddin said various strategies and programs such as forest management certification, annual felling rations, implementation of best practices in logging, wildlife management as well as areas of international importance for biodiversity would be pursued and monitored jointly with state governments.
Two national initiatives, namely Central Forest Spine (CFS) and Heart of Borneo (HoB), will continue to be implemented to protect forest ecosystems and biodiversity while continuing the Greening Malaysia program through the planting campaign of trees 100 million 2021-2025.
“In addition, strengthening of Malaysian tiger conservation efforts will be continued to ensure that the country does not lose this iconic species through the establishment of the National Malaysian Tiger Conservation Working Group.
“The ministry has also prepared the framework of the National Mineral Industry Transformation Plan 2021-2030 to develop the mineral industry in an established and sustainable manner.
“As the leader of the country’s natural resource ecotourism sector, the ministry is committed to ensuring that national parks, ecoparks, state parks and geoparks continue to be enhanced through strengthening governance, modernizing infrastructure and developing human capital as well as producing new products to improve the local economy, ”he said.
The implementation of the e-Tanah system through a public-private partnership in each state will continue to improve the quality and performance of land administration to be more efficient and with integrity. The ministry will also continue to implement geohazard prevention and mitigation efforts through the implementation of the Slope Hazard and Risk Mapping (PBRC) project, he said.
By improving the country’s preparedness to deal with current pandemic and disaster situations, 10 Geospatial Disaster Delivery System Operation Standing Orders (PTOs) are also provided, covering communicable disease outbreaks, encroachment on landslides, landslides, utility disruptions and forest fires – Bernama