Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia Signed MOU of Wildlife Management Plan

1535

On February 27, CCCC’s Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project and the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia signed MOU of Wildlife Management Plan. His Excellency Bai Tian – the Chinese ambassador to Malaysia and Junaidi – Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia attended the signing ceremony and delivered speeches.

In his speech, his Excellency Bai Tian highly affirmed CCCC’s active fulfillment of social responsibility and its contribution to the construction of the “Belt and Road”. He said the Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project jointly constructed by China and Malaysia showed the mutual trust, interconnectivity, national strength and sustainable development of two countries. China and Malaysia gradually deepened the cooperation in many fields and yielded substantial results. The Chinese government would use “Chinese technologies” and “Chinese speed” to support the development of Malaysia as always and realize the interconnectivity between China and Malaysia and understanding between peoples. At last, he hoped that CCCC could adhere to the idea of developing economy not at the expense of damaging the environment when really carrying out the “China-Malaysia Railway Talents Training Cooperation Program” and creating employment opportunities for local people, and make the local people of Malaysia enjoy the convenience and comfort of railways and also realize the benefit of environmental protection.

Minister Junaidi expressed his thanks to the Chinese government for the great support of for Malaysia and too CCCC for its contributions to Malaysia’s ecological environment and infrastructure field. He pointed out that Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project, as a typical project of co-construction between China and Malaysia, would greatly enhance the rapid development of regions along the line and promote the living standard of local people. He called on more enterprises to follow the example of CCCC to combine more development projects and environmental protection and promote the sustainable development of Malaysia.

At the activity site, jointly witnessed by his Excellency Bai Tian and Minister Junaidi, Mr. Bai Yizhan – Executive Deputy General Manager of CCCC’s Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project, and Abdullah – Director of Bureau of Wildlife and National Parks of Malaysia signed the MOU, and listened to the implementation plan for protection of wildlife and environment of Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project. During this period, his Excellency Bai Tian and Minister Junaidi had a friendly talk, hoping to further promote the pragmatic cooperation between China and Malaysia in various fields with Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project as the starting point.

CCCC, as a leading enterprise of the “Belt and Road” Initiative, actively fulfills the responsibility of “The Pillars of A Great Power”. When sparing no effort to provide a technologically leading, green, environment-friendly and high-standard railway for local people of Malaysia, it is also committed to becoming a responsibility sharer of social development of Malaysia, deep participant of regional economic development and public service high-quality provider.

It is learned that along Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project, there are mainly more than 30 kinds of wild animals, including tiger, sun bear, elephant and Malayan tapir. In the project implementation process, CCCC’s Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project will strictly follow the local wildlife protection law, and reduce the threat to the wildlife, ensure the high-quality protection for local wildlife ecological chain and construct a harmonious ecological environment by taking scientific measures, such as installing satellite positioning necklaces on the wildlife, expanding the wildlife habitat, providing periodic patrol, setting up security posts and building underground passages available for animals to go through. Besides, CCCC’s Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project will enhance the awareness of protecting animals of the public by publicizing the importance of wildlife to the constructors and local communities along the railway and listening to the complaints and opinions of the public.

Nearly 150 people, including his Excellency Shi Ziming – the Economic and Commercial Counselor of the Chinese embassy in Malaysia, Azizan – Secretary-General of the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of Malaysia, Abdullah – Director of Bureau of Wildlife and National Parks of Malaysia and representatives of Malaysia Rail Link Sdn Bhd and CCCC’s Malaysia East Coast Rail Line Project and friendly personages of all walks of life of Malaysia, were present at the signing ceremony.