Asia One: Malaysia commits to retain 50 per cent of forest cover after COP 21 deal

PUTRAJAYA – Malaysia has reiterated its commitment to retain 50 per cent of its forest areas after signing an agreement with 195 countries at the Paris climate change talks (COP21).
Natural Resources and Environment Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar said the country would increase efforts to protect and preserve its forests.