Minister sceptical about allegations of open burning at Malaysian-owned plantations in Indonesia | Malay Mail

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Minister sceptical about allegations of open burning at Malaysian-owned plantations in Indonesia

PublishedKok said the four named companies — Sime Darby Plantation, IOI Corporation, TDM and Kuala Lumpur Kepong — were among the most respected oil palm cultivators. ― Picture by Choo Choy May

She said the four named companies — Sime Darby Plantation, IOI Corporation, TDM and Kuala Lumpur Kepong — were among the most respected oil palm cultivators. “Such actions would be rather counterproductive to their business status,” Kok said, adding that she would talk with her Indonesian counterpart to resolve the matter quickly and amicably.

Indonesia’s Environment Minister Siti Nurbaya Bakar was reported as saying that at least four palm oil companies whose land had been sealed off were subsidiaries of Malaysian groups.

Source: News Formal (newsformal.com)

 

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