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FRIM gets two more MBR recognitions

12 December 2018 (Wednesday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has received two more Malaysia Book of Records (MBR) certificates this morning. This time, the certificates were for FRIM as the 'First Forest Research Institute in Malaysia' and for the FRIM Director General (DG), Dato' Dr Abd Latif Mohmod as the ‘First Forest Researcher appointed as Chairman of the Association of Asia-Pacific Forest Institutions (APAFRI) for a third time’. Abd Latif (right) receiving the MBR certificates presented by Mohamad Alex. Abd Latif with five MBR certificates he received earlier. The certificates were presented by Mohamad Alex Edward, [...]

FRIM gets two more MBR recognitions2018-12-14T19:01:02+00:00

FRIM objects to degazettement of Bukit Lagong FR

10 December 2018 (Monday) – Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) has submitted its views and objections to the proposed degazettement and development of parts of the Bukit Lagong Forest Reserve (FR) in Gombak. The official response was sent to the Selangor State Forestry Department (FD) on 6 December. “We have been contacted by the media and civil society since 23 November to make our stand on this issue. Some of our visitors are accusing FRIM of being involved in the proposed degazettement. Some even thought that our decision to close off our Rover Track in 2016 was to make way for [...]

FRIM objects to degazettement of Bukit Lagong FR2018-12-13T14:50:44+00:00

FRIM DG re-elected as APAFRI Chairman for 3rd time

29 November 2018 (Thursday) - Forest Research Institute Malaysia (FRIM) Director General (DG) Dato’ Dr Abd Latif Mohmod, has been unanimously re-elected to the Chair of the Asia Pacific Association of Forestry Research Institutions (APAFRI) Executive Committee for another term from 2018 to 2021. Abd Latif delivering his speech.  Attendees of the APAFRI General Assembly posing for a group photograph.  APAFRI announced the decision at its Eighth General Assembly held in Putrajaya, Malaysia, today. The FRIM DG was first elected as the Chair during the APAFRI’s Fifth General Assembly in Kuala Lumpur in 2009 and again in Guangzhou, [...]

FRIM DG re-elected as APAFRI Chairman for 3rd time2018-12-01T07:05:40+00:00
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