Najib Launches National Policy On Biological Diversity 2016-2025

Najib Launches National Policy On Biological Diversity 2016-2025

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 22 (Bernama) — Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today launched the revised National Policy on Biological Diversity to guide biodiversity management over the next 10 years from 2016.

The policy emphasised the need for continued conservation, sustainable utilisation and the sharing of benefits from biodiversity in a fair and equitable manner, he said in his address at the fourth plenary of the Intergovernmental Platform for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES) at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre here.

Najib said the policy had clear targets, actions and timelines for implementation and called for the active participation by all stakeholders, including state governments and non-governmental organisations.

— BERNAMA